Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 January 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 486 537 482
Rank change year-on-year +51 -55 -5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 139 99 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 1.87% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 69 87
London median daily rate £469 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £322 £220 £313
90th Percentile £564 £586 £580
England median daily rate £450 £400 £468
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.53% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £49.19
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £29.61
% change year-on-year +1.12% +50.29% -31.14%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,698 5,294 5,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.58% 11.39% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,189 3,631 3,646
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £260
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 144 148
London median hourly rate £24.23 £18.70 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.57% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.15 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.37 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in London

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in London

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in London

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in London

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Central London -13 30 £453 +0.56% 6
West London +15 8 £413 +47.32% 4
South London -9 1 - - 2
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 84 (60.43%) TCP/IP
2 81 (58.27%) Firewall
3 74 (53.24%) DNS
3 74 (53.24%) Cisco
4 69 (49.64%) SSL
5 68 (48.92%) VPN
6 64 (46.04%) DHCP
7 55 (39.57%) BGP
8 52 (37.41%) HTTP
9 51 (36.69%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (35.25%) Linux
11 48 (34.53%) FTP
12 47 (33.81%) Wireless
13 45 (32.37%) OSPF
14 42 (30.22%) WAN
15 41 (29.50%) Configuration Management
16 38 (27.34%) Puppet
16 38 (27.34%) Jenkins
17 37 (26.62%) DevOps
17 37 (26.62%) Travis CI
17 37 (26.62%) Java
17 37 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
18 36 (25.90%) Open Source
19 35 (25.18%) LAN
20 34 (24.46%) CCNP
21 33 (23.74%) Cisco Nexus
22 32 (23.02%) Cisco ASA
22 32 (23.02%) VMware
23 31 (22.30%) Amazon AWS

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (12.23%) IIS
2 16 (11.51%) Apache
2 16 (11.51%) Jetty
2 16 (11.51%) Mongrel
2 16 (11.51%) nginx
2 16 (11.51%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.51%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.04%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (14.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.51%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (11.51%) Google App Engine
4 9 (6.47%) Office 365
5 6 (4.32%) IaaS
6 4 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.88%) SaaS
7 2 (1.44%) PaaS
8 1 (0.72%) GitHub
8 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (60.43%) TCP/IP
2 81 (58.27%) Firewall
3 74 (53.24%) DNS
4 69 (49.64%) SSL
5 68 (48.92%) VPN
6 64 (46.04%) DHCP
7 55 (39.57%) BGP
8 52 (37.41%) HTTP
9 48 (34.53%) FTP
10 47 (33.81%) Wireless
11 45 (32.37%) OSPF
12 42 (30.22%) WAN
13 35 (25.18%) LAN
14 33 (23.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 32 (23.02%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (20.14%) MPLS
17 21 (15.11%) Network Security
18 19 (13.67%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (13.67%) WLAN
19 18 (12.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) MySQL
2 22 (15.83%) MongoDB
3 21 (15.11%) NoSQL
3 21 (15.11%) RDBMS
3 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (27.34%) Jenkins
2 37 (26.62%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Hudson
5 1 (0.72%) JMeter
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.04%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Avionics
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (41.01%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (13.67%) Architect
4 15 (10.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Security Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.32%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Analyst
12 4 (2.88%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Security Architect
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Architect
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) 802.1X
2 18 (12.95%) .NET
3 16 (11.51%) Servlets
4 15 (10.79%) J2EE
5 6 (4.32%) JSON
6 4 (2.88%) SAML
7 3 (2.16%) OpenID
7 3 (2.16%) Web Services
7 3 (2.16%) XML
8 2 (1.44%) OAuth
9 1 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.72%) Kafka
9 1 (0.72%) Keycloak
9 1 (0.72%) LAMP
9 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.72%) REST
9 1 (0.72%) RFC 2544
9 1 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.72%) SOAP
9 1 (0.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.35%) PKI
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.44%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.25%) Linux
2 28 (20.14%) Windows
3 14 (10.07%) Unix
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.44%) Android
8 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) Configuration Management
2 37 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (26.62%) DevOps
3 36 (25.90%) Open Source
4 22 (15.83%) Target Operating Model
4 22 (15.83%) Thought Leadership
5 21 (15.11%) Microservices
6 18 (12.95%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.23%) OO
7 17 (12.23%) OOP
7 17 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (11.51%) Change Management
9 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.63%) Network Architecture
10 12 (8.63%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (7.91%) Migration
12 10 (7.19%) Network Management
13 9 (6.47%) Information Security
13 9 (6.47%) Security Architecture
14 8 (5.76%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.62%) Java
2 9 (6.47%) Python
3 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.60%) Go
5 4 (2.88%) Perl
6 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.16%) Ruby
6 3 (2.16%) Tcl
7 2 (1.44%) C++
7 2 (1.44%) SQL
8 1 (0.72%) C
8 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (24.46%) CCNP
3 22 (15.83%) CCNA
4 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.07%) CCIE
5 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.76%) CCDP
7 7 (5.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 7 (5.04%) Degree
8 6 (4.32%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.88%) CCSE
9 4 (2.88%) CCSP
9 4 (2.88%) CISSP
9 4 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.88%) HP ASE
9 4 (2.88%) HPE ATP
10 2 (1.44%) MCP
10 2 (1.44%) MCSA
10 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) OASIS TOSCA
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 27 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.11%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.39%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (11.51%) Xen
5 6 (4.32%) Docker
6 4 (2.88%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.16%) vSphere
8 2 (1.44%) iptables
9 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.72%) IAG
9 1 (0.72%) KVM
9 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.72%) XenApp
9 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (27.34%) Puppet
2 24 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.91%) Nagios
4 10 (7.19%) Cacti
5 8 (5.76%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (5.04%) Ansible
6 7 (5.04%) Terraform
7 5 (3.60%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.16%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.44%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.44%) SCCM
9 2 (1.44%) SCOM
9 2 (1.44%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.72%) Grafana
10 1 (0.72%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (53.24%) Cisco
2 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
3 32 (23.02%) VMware
4 29 (20.86%) Palo Alto
5 26 (18.71%) SolarWinds
6 25 (17.99%) F5
7 24 (17.27%) Juniper
8 20 (14.39%) Google
9 15 (10.79%) CheckPoint
10 13 (9.35%) Meraki
11 12 (8.63%) HP
12 8 (5.76%) Aerohive Networks
12 8 (5.76%) Aruba
13 6 (4.32%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.32%) Riverbed
14 5 (3.60%) Arista
14 5 (3.60%) Forcepoint
15 4 (2.88%) Citrix
15 4 (2.88%) NetApp
15 4 (2.88%) Symantec