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 28 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 126 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.049% 0.54% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 3.63% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 22
Median daily rate £425 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +73.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £462 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £546 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £334
% change year-on-year +1.91% +17.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +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 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 309 413 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.14% 14.74% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 715 830
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% -48.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £25.60 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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
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 28 June 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 +16 1 £425 -19.04% 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) CatOS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware