Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 June 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)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 190 159
Rank change year-on-year -1 -31 +28
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 15 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.28% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.77% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 47
South West median daily rate £418 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.48% +44.83% -19.44%
10th Percentile £307 £378 £324
90th Percentile £482 £596 £423
England median daily rate £457 £450 £393
% change year-on-year +1.50% +14.65% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.96 £49.19 £47.83
% change year-on-year -10.64% +2.84% -

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 746 847 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.75% 16.03% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 524 626
South West median daily rate £375 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.72% -2.03%
10th Percentile £202 £194 £213
90th Percentile £540 £523 £511
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 75
South West median hourly rate £37.77 £42.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +21.74% +70.92%
10th Percentile £16.03 £15.02 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £75.50 £46.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the South West

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in the South West

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the South West over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in the South West

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in the South West

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Bristol +2 3 £335 -25.56%
Somerset +5 1 £445 +18.67%
Wiltshire +4 1 £475 -17.39% 1
Devon -4 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South West region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (28.57%) SCTP
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) 2G
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (14.29%) Universal Windows Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) Mongrel
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) 2G
2 2 (28.57%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (28.57%) SCTP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) SABSA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds