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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 131 132
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.38% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £513 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £531 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +46.55% -5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.81% +46.66%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 322 363 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.17% 12.96% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 200 264
Median daily rate £425 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 23
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £21.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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
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 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire - 2 £513 - 2
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) F5
3 19 (90.48%) VPN
4 15 (71.43%) VLAN
5 14 (66.67%) Palo Alto
6 9 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (42.86%) Akamai
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (23.81%) OSPF
8 5 (23.81%) BGP
8 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
9 4 (19.05%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) People Management
10 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
11 2 (9.52%) Electronics

IPsec
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) VPN
3 15 (71.43%) VLAN
4 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (9.52%) IPv4
9 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 2 (9.52%) SSL
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Team Leader
3 8 (38.10%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) ICT Technician
7 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) CatOS
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) People Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) F5
3 14 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) HP