The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 April 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 114 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 2.35% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £500 £525 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +86.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £543 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +13.79% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £47.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +47.16%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 164 255 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.93% 12.48% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 163 178
Median daily rate £420 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £293 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £10.20 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.41 £18.30 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in West Yorkshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Leeds +15 3 £500 -4.76%
IPsec
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) VPN
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 10 (76.92%) Palo Alto
3 10 (76.92%) VLAN
4 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (46.15%) Akamai
4 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) Workload Management
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) CatOS
7 2 (15.38%) People Management
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) OSPF
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) VLAN
3 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Lead Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Team Leader
2 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (30.77%) Workload Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) People Management
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 10 (76.92%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) VMware