Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 January 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 164 184
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 -56
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.19% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Scotland median daily rate £300 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.59% +17.98%
10th Percentile £213 £249 £273
90th Percentile £370 £338 £340
UK median daily rate £383 £460 £425
% change year-on-year -16.85% +8.24% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.60 £30.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +48.65% -30.23% +43.33%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 538 671 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.37% 17.81% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 398 324
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £177
90th Percentile £550 £454 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 26
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +23.53% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.74 £11.54 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.38 £54.30 £41.63
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Scotland

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Scotland

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Scotland

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Scotland

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £225 -
Glasgow -9 1 £338 +18.42% 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
4 2 (28.57%) CCENT
5 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
5 1 (14.29%) Converged Networks
5 1 (14.29%) 802.1X

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) AMQP
4 1 (14.29%) Converged Networks
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SDH
4 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCENT
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) Tandberg