Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 November 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 189 190
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing IPsec 24 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.023% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 0.15% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 - £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.92 £41.25 £46.00
% change year-on-year +6.46% -10.33% -3.83%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 642 654 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.02% 15.03% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 392 472
Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - +13.31%
10th Percentile £251 £171 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 42
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £26.25 £35.00 £47.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Yorkshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Yorkshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Yorkshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
North Yorkshire - 9 £415 - 2
West Yorkshire -7 8 £363 - 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £450 - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 17 (70.83%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
4 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 11 (45.83%) DHCP
5 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 9 (37.50%) FTP
6 9 (37.50%) HTTP
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) SSL
6 9 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) CCSA
8 7 (29.17%) Network Security
8 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (25.00%) MPLS
9 6 (25.00%) OSPF
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (25.00%) Puppet
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Jetty
1 4 (16.67%) Mongrel
1 4 (16.67%) nginx
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (16.67%) Google App Engine
5 2 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) DHCP
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (37.50%) FTP
5 9 (37.50%) HTTP
5 9 (37.50%) SSL
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (25.00%) MPLS
7 6 (25.00%) OSPF
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 3 (12.50%) BGP
10 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
10 3 (12.50%) SMTP
10 3 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Service Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) Servlets
3 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Web Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Go
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCSA
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) VCP5
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
4 1 (4.17%) Terraform
4 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Google
5 5 (20.83%) SolarWinds
6 4 (16.67%) Aruba
6 4 (16.67%) Meraki
7 3 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
9 1 (4.17%) Dell
9 1 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
9 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.17%) Splunk
9 1 (4.17%) Veeam