Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 90 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing IPsec 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.41% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.07% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Reading median daily rate £450 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.24% -30.95%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £326
90th Percentile £528 £316 £411
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £310 £363
% change year-on-year +41.13% -14.48% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 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 215 373 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.70% 25.92% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 158 261
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £250
90th Percentile £549 £525 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 30
Reading median hourly rate £19.83 £52.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.23% +18.64% +152.86%
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.50 £14.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £70.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.81 £39.00
% change year-on-year -28.24% -51.76% +20.00%

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) IKE
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) IKE
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) L2TP
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds