Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 154 141
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 -14
Contract jobs citing IPsec 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.39% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Manchester median daily rate £400 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £380 £350 £400
90th Percentile £486 £571 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -22.50% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 383 575 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.97% 16.20% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 333 262
Manchester median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £209 £205
90th Percentile £538 £546 £512
North West median daily rate £386 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -5.50% +9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -10.95%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Manchester

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Manchester

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5