Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 August 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 85 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 +23
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 4 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.32% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 1.43% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 25
Reading median daily rate £303 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.97% -4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £189 £350 £228
90th Percentile £480 £370 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -14.71% +17.24% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 288 280 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.49% 22.06% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 136 224
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £166 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £560 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 12
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.25% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.65 £13.01 £10.65
90th Percentile £53.50 £56.21 £37.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +53.85% -10.34% -47.27%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Reading

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Reading

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Reading over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Reading

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Consul
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (28.57%) Node B
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Route 53
3 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (28.57%) Btrfs
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) 2G
3 2 (28.57%) Fedora

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) Route 53
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) 2G
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Node B
3 2 (28.57%) OpenVPN
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Scripter
1 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Fedora
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) BCP
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Btrfs
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Consul
1 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Huawei
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Capita
2 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard