Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 87 98
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 3.20% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Reading median daily rate £330 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -29.41% +66.67%
10th Percentile £288 £228 £386
90th Percentile £417 £523 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £324 £425
% change year-on-year +31.27% -23.82% +41.67%
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 247 375 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.22% 25.25% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 164 200
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Korn
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) C-shell
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Junos
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Telecoms Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) C-shell
1 3 (42.86%) Korn
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (14.29%) Arista
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Vyatta