The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 102 92
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 32 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.82% 0.51% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 2.30% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 12
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £337 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £340
% change year-on-year +1.91% +15.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £47.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +47.16%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 434 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.31% 22.11% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 275 237
Median daily rate £408 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -5.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 36
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing IPsec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Hampshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Hampshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Hampshire

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Hampshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 10 £325 - 1
Hook - 6 £360 -
Winchester - 4 £400 -
Andover - 1 £490 -
IPsec
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
2 25 (55.56%) BGP
3 22 (48.89%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) OSPF
4 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 20 (44.44%) MPLS
5 20 (44.44%) F5
6 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (35.56%) Cisco
7 16 (35.56%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) DV Cleared
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
8 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 15 (33.33%) Citrix
8 15 (33.33%) CCNP
8 15 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (33.33%) Server Building
9 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
9 14 (31.11%) Clustering
10 13 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (26.67%) Software Distribution
11 12 (26.67%) NAS
11 12 (26.67%) Integration Testing
11 12 (26.67%) Veritas
11 12 (26.67%) Solaris
11 12 (26.67%) SAN
11 12 (26.67%) Tivoli
11 12 (26.67%) Netcool
11 12 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) BGP
2 22 (48.89%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) OSPF
4 20 (44.44%) MPLS
5 13 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (26.67%) NAS
6 12 (26.67%) SAN
7 11 (24.44%) WAN
8 9 (20.00%) Network Security
8 9 (20.00%) VPN
9 6 (13.33%) SSL
10 5 (11.11%) LAN
10 5 (11.11%) LTE
10 5 (11.11%) MVNO
10 5 (11.11%) SCTP
10 5 (11.11%) VoIP
11 4 (8.89%) LDAP
12 3 (6.67%) DNS
12 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
13 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
2 16 (35.56%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Network Integration Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Engineering Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) IP Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IP Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.11%) CESG
5 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) Life Science
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Solaris
3 4 (8.89%) CentOS
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
2 15 (33.33%) Server Building
3 12 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Software Distribution
4 7 (15.56%) High Availability
4 7 (15.56%) Network Management
5 6 (13.33%) Test Management
6 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
7 4 (8.89%) Network Design
7 4 (8.89%) Security Hardening
7 4 (8.89%) Stress Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (35.56%) DV Cleared
4 15 (33.33%) CCNP
5 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (4.44%) CISSP
8 1 (2.22%) CCNA
8 1 (2.22%) GIAC
8 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.22%) MCSE
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) RHCE
8 1 (2.22%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.67%) PMO
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) GFS2
4 2 (4.44%) OCFS2
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Netcool
1 12 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) F5
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco
3 15 (33.33%) Citrix
4 12 (26.67%) Veritas
5 5 (11.11%) Brocade
5 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) VMware
7 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
7 3 (6.67%) Motorola
7 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Arista
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.44%) SAP