The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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)
England / North East
Rank 83 74 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 133 100 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.29% 11.47% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 54 42
Median daily rate £363 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.07% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in the North East

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the North East 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
Durham - 1 £450 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Xen
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM