Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 November 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +103
Contract jobs citing IPsec 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 0.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 3.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £270
% change year-on-year +7.14% +29.63% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £29.61 £34.00
% change year-on-year - -12.91% +33.33%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 323 289 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.46% 20.85% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 159 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £253
90th Percentile £535 £525 £548
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Hertfordshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Hertfordshire

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Hertfordshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £375 -
IPsec
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Cryptography
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (55.56%) Gemalto
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (55.56%) Thales
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) iptables
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) CentOS
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cryptography
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) iptables
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Gemalto
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Thales
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft