Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 July 2017 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 511 519
Rank change year-on-year -66 +8 +105
Contract jobs citing IPsec 237 390 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 2.48% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 281 223
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £263
90th Percentile £585 £550 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 0
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.69% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £47.83 £31.25
% change year-on-year -0.69% +53.06% +4.17%

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12237 15743 15065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.97% 15.51% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7359 9705 8539
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 700 691 856
England median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +13.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.64 £25.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -21.43% +19.42% +11.02%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in England

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 113 £450 -10.00% 14
South East -41 73 £394 +5.00% 8
South West -33 21 £500 +37.93% 5
North of England +47 17 £413 -17.50% 4
North West +31 12 £400 -8.57% 2
Midlands +17 7 £400 +3.23% 3
West Midlands +29 5 £400 -11.11% 3
East of England -11 4 £550 +51.66%
Yorkshire +17 3 £500 - 2
North East +49 2 £363 -32.87%
East Midlands -6 2 £300 -14.29%
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 125 (52.74%) Firewall
2 106 (44.73%) Cisco
3 96 (40.51%) VPN
4 83 (35.02%) MPLS
5 81 (34.18%) DNS
6 79 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 79 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 78 (32.91%) Network Security
7 78 (32.91%) OSPF
8 77 (32.49%) SSL
8 77 (32.49%) Linux
9 76 (32.07%) BGP
10 73 (30.80%) Cisco Certification
11 68 (28.69%) F5
12 66 (27.85%) WAN
13 65 (27.43%) CCNP
14 59 (24.89%) Configuration Management
15 57 (24.05%) LAN
16 56 (23.63%) DHCP
16 56 (23.63%) Data Centre
17 53 (22.36%) Microsoft
18 52 (21.94%) Active Directory
18 52 (21.94%) HTTP
19 51 (21.52%) SC Cleared
20 49 (20.68%) Amazon AWS
20 49 (20.68%) CheckPoint
20 49 (20.68%) VMware
21 47 (19.83%) Cisco Nexus
22 46 (19.41%) Palo Alto
23 45 (18.99%) Java

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (12.66%) IIS
2 24 (10.13%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.70%) Apache
4 22 (9.28%) WebSphere
5 20 (8.44%) Jetty
5 20 (8.44%) Mongrel
5 20 (8.44%) nginx
6 11 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (4.64%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.95%) JBoss
7 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.27%) CMS
9 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.68%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.13%) IaaS
4 22 (9.28%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (9.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (8.44%) Google App Engine
6 14 (5.91%) PaaS
7 10 (4.22%) Oracle CX
7 10 (4.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 8 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.11%) SaaS
10 3 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.84%) Office 365
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.42%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.42%) G Suite
12 1 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 125 (52.74%) Firewall
2 96 (40.51%) VPN
3 83 (35.02%) MPLS
4 81 (34.18%) DNS
5 79 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 78 (32.91%) Network Security
6 78 (32.91%) OSPF
7 77 (32.49%) SSL
8 76 (32.07%) BGP
9 66 (27.85%) WAN
10 57 (24.05%) LAN
11 56 (23.63%) DHCP
12 52 (21.94%) HTTP
13 47 (19.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (16.88%) Wireless
16 31 (13.08%) VoIP
17 29 (12.24%) EIGRP
18 27 (11.39%) FTP
19 26 (10.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.69%) Big Data
4 3 (1.27%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.27%) DocumentDB
4 3 (1.27%) MS Access
4 3 (1.27%) MySQL
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 22 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.44%) Travis CI
3 10 (4.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) JIRA
5 1 (0.42%) Redmine
5 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 39 (16.46%) Finance
2 19 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.06%) Banking
4 7 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.11%) Electronics
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Billing
6 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (30.80%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.35%) Architect
3 29 (12.24%) Integration Engineer
4 24 (10.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (7.59%) Network Specialist
6 17 (7.17%) Technical Architect
7 16 (6.75%) Security Engineer
8 15 (6.33%) Consultant
9 13 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (4.64%) Analyst
10 11 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.64%) Network Architect
10 11 (4.64%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (4.64%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.22%) Network Support
12 9 (3.80%) Network Integration Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) Security Analyst
12 9 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.81%) .NET
2 24 (10.13%) 802.1X
3 20 (8.44%) J2EE
3 20 (8.44%) Servlets
4 5 (2.11%) Middleware
4 5 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.69%) Web Services
5 4 (1.69%) XMPP
6 3 (1.27%) CGI
7 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.84%) COM
7 2 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.84%) SOAP
8 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.42%) LAMP
8 1 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.42%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.63%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.24%) PKI
3 19 (8.02%) Clustering
4 14 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.22%) CESG
5 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.95%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.95%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.11%) Replication
8 5 (2.11%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.11%) YubiKey
9 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.84%) User Experience
12 1 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.49%) Linux
2 29 (12.24%) Windows
3 18 (7.59%) Unix
4 13 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.06%) Solaris
6 10 (4.22%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.80%) CentOS
8 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.84%) CatOS
12 2 (0.84%) Debian
12 2 (0.84%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.89%) Configuration Management
2 41 (17.30%) DevOps
3 31 (13.08%) Load Balancing
4 23 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.28%) Migration
5 22 (9.28%) Network Design
5 22 (9.28%) Open Source
6 21 (8.86%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.75%) Integration Testing
8 16 (6.75%) ITIL
9 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.33%) Network Management
9 15 (6.33%) Server Building
10 13 (5.49%) Cryptography
10 13 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (5.49%) Malware Analysis
10 13 (5.49%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (5.49%) Security Operations
10 13 (5.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.99%) Java
2 27 (11.39%) Bash Shell
2 27 (11.39%) Python
2 27 (11.39%) SQL
3 25 (10.55%) C-shell
3 25 (10.55%) Korn
3 25 (10.55%) Ruby
4 12 (5.06%) C
5 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.11%) Perl
6 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) Go
8 1 (0.42%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 79 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 73 (30.80%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (27.43%) CCNP
4 51 (21.52%) SC Cleared
5 27 (11.39%) CISSP
6 25 (10.55%) CCIE
7 22 (9.28%) DV Cleared
8 19 (8.02%) CCNA
9 15 (6.33%) SANS
10 14 (5.91%) CEH
10 14 (5.91%) Degree
10 14 (5.91%) GIAC
11 13 (5.49%) CREST Certified
12 8 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (2.95%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.53%) CCDP
15 5 (2.11%) JNCIS
16 4 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
16 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (1.27%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) SLA
2 6 (2.53%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.53%) PMO
3 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.69%) QA
4 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.84%) RMADS
System Software
1 52 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.70%) Xen
4 20 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.80%) ProxySG
6 7 (2.95%) NFS
7 6 (2.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.69%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.69%) GFS2
8 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.69%) OCFS2
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.69%) vSphere
9 3 (1.27%) pfSense
10 2 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.84%) Openswan
10 2 (0.84%) vCloud
10 2 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (15.19%) Puppet
2 18 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.06%) Netcool
3 12 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (5.06%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.80%) Ansible
5 8 (3.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.53%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (2.11%) Nagios
7 5 (2.11%) vRealize
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (1.69%) Terraform
9 3 (1.27%) SCCM
9 3 (1.27%) SCOM
9 3 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.84%) Cacti
10 2 (0.84%) Nessus
10 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.84%) QRadar
Vendors
1 106 (44.73%) Cisco
2 68 (28.69%) F5
3 53 (22.36%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.68%) CheckPoint
4 49 (20.68%) VMware
5 46 (19.41%) Palo Alto
6 42 (17.72%) Juniper
7 27 (11.39%) Citrix
8 24 (10.13%) HP
9 23 (9.70%) Oracle
10 22 (9.28%) Google
11 20 (8.44%) Riverbed
12 17 (7.17%) SolarWinds
13 16 (6.75%) Fortinet
14 12 (5.06%) Veritas
15 11 (4.64%) IBM
15 11 (4.64%) Red Hat
16 10 (4.22%) Avaya
16 10 (4.22%) Kronos
17 9 (3.80%) Blue Coat
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