Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +19
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 2 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.15% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 0.63% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 27
Reading median daily rate £475 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.44% -11.72% -30.95%
10th Percentile £203 £320 £275
90th Percentile £530 £320 £477
Berkshire median daily rate £371 £329 £363
% change year-on-year +12.93% -9.31% -10.49%
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 244 318 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.29% 23.77% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 159 285
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £235 £258
90th Percentile £575 £560 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Reading median hourly rate £17.80 £52.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.09% +90.91% +27.91%
10th Percentile £15.73 £15.50 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.13 £57.50 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.55 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +54.60% -56.36% -23.61%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Node B
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) 2G
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) 2G
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Node B
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DSL
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) FCAPS
4 1 (14.29%) L2TP
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) BCP
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard