The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 63 66 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 2.96% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £350
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 161 135 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 21.85% 17.95% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 60 57
Median daily rate £450 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.50%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Milton Keynes

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Milton Keynes

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 17 (73.91%) Cryptography
2 16 (69.57%) Wireless
2 16 (69.57%) Risk Management
2 16 (69.57%) RMADS
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
3 15 (65.22%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (65.22%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (65.22%) CESG
3 15 (65.22%) CISSP
4 13 (56.52%) Management Information System
4 13 (56.52%) ISMS
5 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
6 11 (47.83%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
9 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
11 6 (26.09%) VPN
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco
11 6 (26.09%) Patch Management
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (26.09%) Information Assurance
12 5 (21.74%) Network Security
12 5 (21.74%) Firewall
12 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
12 5 (21.74%) Citrix
13 4 (17.39%) CCNP
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Wireless
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 4 (17.39%) SMTP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
6 2 (8.70%) SSH
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Security Advisor
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) CESG
2 13 (56.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Cryptography
2 16 (69.57%) Risk Management
3 15 (65.22%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (56.52%) ISMS
5 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
6 11 (47.83%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (26.09%) Information Assurance
8 6 (26.09%) Patch Management
9 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
11 2 (8.70%) Fuzz Testing
11 2 (8.70%) OWASP
11 2 (8.70%) Project Management
12 1 (4.35%) DNA
12 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
12 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) CESG Certified Professional
2 15 (65.22%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCA
5 1 (4.35%) CCAA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 4 (17.39%) F5
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Aruba
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) VMware