Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 106 137
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% 0.47% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 5.73% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £385 £296
% change year-on-year -15.58% +29.96% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

IPsec is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 231 192 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.89% 8.22% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 94 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £132 £211 £263
90th Percentile £534 £475 £480
Scotland median daily rate £324 £368 £350
% change year-on-year -11.96% +5.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 £26.75 £13.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.62% +99.70% -66.51%
10th Percentile £9.00 £22.18 £11.97
90th Percentile £11.00 £30.73 £15.14
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% -20.00% +71.31%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Edinburgh

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPsec in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco