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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 101 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.17% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 1.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +41.37% -5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 196 249 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.95% 13.87% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 134 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Manchester

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Salford - 4 £550 -
IPsec
North West

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) Servlets
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
1 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Travis CI
1 5 (71.43%) Mongrel
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source

IPsec
Top Related 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) Mongrel
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 2 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) SANS
2 2 (28.57%) SSCP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (28.57%) QRadar
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk