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 3 months to 29 March 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)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 399 329
Rank change year-on-year +36 -70  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 45 40 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.39% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 55
Median daily rate £488 £470 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +21.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £355 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £536 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +37.93% -5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £46.42 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.36% +54.71%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2430 2868 2895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.42% 12.78% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1947 1854
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £12.85 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London -2 5 £240 -46.51% 4
New Malden - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £413 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 79 (62.70%) VPN
1 79 (62.70%) Cisco
2 69 (54.76%) Firewall
3 57 (45.24%) DNS
4 50 (39.68%) WAN
5 45 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 43 (34.13%) BGP
7 42 (33.33%) OSPF
7 42 (33.33%) SSL
8 40 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (28.57%) VMware
10 35 (27.78%) Wireless
10 35 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (27.78%) TCP/IP
11 34 (26.98%) DHCP
11 34 (26.98%) LAN
11 34 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
11 34 (26.98%) DevOps
11 34 (26.98%) Data Centre
12 32 (25.40%) Security Cleared
12 32 (25.40%) CCNP
13 31 (24.60%) Juniper
13 31 (24.60%) Linux
13 31 (24.60%) Finance
13 31 (24.60%) Network Security
14 29 (23.02%) SC Cleared
15 28 (22.22%) Puppet
15 28 (22.22%) MPLS
16 27 (21.43%) Configuration Management
17 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development

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 19 (15.08%) Apache
2 18 (14.29%) nginx
3 17 (13.49%) Confluence
4 13 (10.32%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (3.97%) IIS
8 4 (3.17%) Jetty
8 4 (3.17%) Mongrel
8 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) HipChat
2 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.73%) IaaS
3 11 (8.73%) PaaS
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle CX
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.17%) Google App Engine
6 4 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.17%) SaaS
7 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.59%) Office 365
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 79 (62.70%) VPN
2 69 (54.76%) Firewall
3 57 (45.24%) DNS
4 50 (39.68%) WAN
5 43 (34.13%) BGP
6 42 (33.33%) OSPF
6 42 (33.33%) SSL
7 40 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 35 (27.78%) Wireless
9 34 (26.98%) DHCP
9 34 (26.98%) LAN
10 31 (24.60%) Network Security
11 28 (22.22%) MPLS
12 25 (19.84%) HSRP
12 25 (19.84%) SSH
13 23 (18.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (17.46%) Spanning Tree
15 21 (16.67%) VRRP
16 19 (15.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (10.32%) Hadoop
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (6.35%) MySQL
5 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.17%) Big Data
9 3 (2.38%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.38%) DocumentDB
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.59%) Redis
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (18.25%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.49%) JIRA
3 17 (13.49%) JIRA Agile
3 17 (13.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (10.32%) Ant
4 13 (10.32%) JUnit
4 13 (10.32%) Liquibase
4 13 (10.32%) Maven
4 13 (10.32%) SonarQube
5 8 (6.35%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (24.60%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Billing
4 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Network Engineer
2 32 (25.40%) Architect
3 17 (13.49%) Technical Architect
4 13 (10.32%) Network Architect
5 12 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Network Support
7 9 (7.14%) Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Network Technical Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Consultant
8 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Network Specialist
8 8 (6.35%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Voice Network Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) Software Packaging
2 16 (12.70%) 802.1X
3 13 (10.32%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (10.32%) MCollective
4 11 (8.73%) Web Services
5 4 (3.17%) .NET
5 4 (3.17%) Servlets
5 4 (3.17%) XMPP
6 3 (2.38%) COM
6 3 (2.38%) J2EE
6 3 (2.38%) Node.js
6 3 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) CGI
7 1 (0.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.79%) OCX
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.79%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (3.97%) PKI
6 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.38%) Replication
8 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.59%) iSeries
8 2 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
8 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) Fintech
9 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.60%) Linux
2 17 (13.49%) VyOS
3 14 (11.11%) CentOS
4 13 (10.32%) RancherOS
5 9 (7.14%) Windows
6 8 (6.35%) Unix
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.59%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) DevOps
2 27 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (15.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (13.49%) Migration
6 17 (13.49%) Scrum
6 17 (13.49%) Service Management
7 16 (12.70%) Workflow
8 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 13 (10.32%) Identity Management
11 12 (9.52%) ITIL
12 11 (8.73%) Change Management
12 11 (8.73%) Network Design
12 11 (8.73%) SOA
13 10 (7.94%) Asset Management
13 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.94%) DRM
13 10 (7.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
2 11 (8.73%) C
2 11 (8.73%) Java
3 9 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.59%) Lisp
5 2 (1.59%) PHP
5 2 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Lua
6 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (25.40%) CCNP
2 32 (25.40%) Security Cleared
3 29 (23.02%) SC Cleared
4 15 (11.90%) CCSA
5 9 (7.14%) CCNA
6 8 (6.35%) CCIE
7 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.17%) CCDP
9 3 (2.38%) CCSE
9 3 (2.38%) CCSP
9 3 (2.38%) CISSP
9 3 (2.38%) Degree
9 3 (2.38%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.59%) GCIH
10 2 (1.59%) GIAC
11 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.79%) CLAS
11 1 (0.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) FedRAMP
3 2 (1.59%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (15.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.49%) vCloud
4 14 (11.11%) Docker
4 14 (11.11%) Postfix
5 13 (10.32%) Squid
6 10 (7.94%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.76%) Xen
8 4 (3.17%) ProxySG
8 4 (3.17%) vSphere
9 3 (2.38%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.38%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.59%) BIND 9
10 2 (1.59%) Firmware
10 2 (1.59%) iptables
10 2 (1.59%) XenServer
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) Puppet
2 17 (13.49%) Ansible
3 15 (11.90%) Terraform
4 14 (11.11%) HAProxy
5 13 (10.32%) Consul
5 13 (10.32%) Docker Swarm
5 13 (10.32%) Kibana
5 13 (10.32%) Kubernetes
5 13 (10.32%) logstash
5 13 (10.32%) Packer
5 13 (10.32%) Rancher
5 13 (10.32%) ZABBIX
6 7 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (3.97%) FortiGate
9 4 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (2.38%) Nessus
10 3 (2.38%) Pingdom
10 3 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (62.70%) Cisco
2 45 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 36 (28.57%) VMware
4 31 (24.60%) Juniper
5 24 (19.05%) Oracle
5 24 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 19 (15.08%) F5
6 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
7 17 (13.49%) Vyatta
8 14 (11.11%) HP
9 13 (10.32%) AppDynamics
9 13 (10.32%) Citrix
9 13 (10.32%) Sonatype
10 10 (7.94%) Blue Coat
10 10 (7.94%) Kronos
10 10 (7.94%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 9 (7.14%) Riverbed
12 6 (4.76%) Aruba
12 6 (4.76%) Splunk
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