The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.71% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +37.93% -5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £46.42 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.36% +54.71%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 95 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.76% 16.32% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing IPsec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in South Wales

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in South Wales

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
IPsec
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) DSL
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Jetty
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Jetty
1 3 (37.50%) Mongrel
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
1 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (12.50%) Route 53
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DSL
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) IPv4
4 2 (25.00%) L2TP
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) PPP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Travis CI
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Marathon
1 3 (37.50%) Mesos
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Rundeck
1 3 (37.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (12.50%) Fluentd
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle