Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 78 79
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing IPsec 5 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.56% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.68% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Reading median daily rate £355 £330 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +3.94% -25.29%
10th Percentile £214 £288 £225
90th Percentile £442 £417 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £380 £393 £340
% change year-on-year -3.18% +15.44% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 281 261 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.51% 20.91% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 131 169
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% - +3.36%
10th Percentile £190 £263 £254
90th Percentile £538 £560 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 15
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.61 £12.45
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.50 £52.39
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% -46.30%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 (80.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) Fedora
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) OpenVPN
3 2 (40.00%) Route 53
3 2 (40.00%) MariaDB
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes

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 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (40.00%) Route 53
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) IKE
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Scripter
1 2 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Fedora
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Btrfs
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Consul
1 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds