Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 183 194
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing IPsec 29 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.024% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 0.16% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -15.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £331 £413 £484
90th Percentile £550 £438 £541
England median daily rate £426 £415 £438
% change year-on-year +2.71% -5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.71 £41.25 £47.83
% change year-on-year +5.96% -13.76% +5.32%

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 622 625 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.61% 15.09% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 349 488
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £243 £197 £249
90th Percentile £563 £529 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.38% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.85 £35.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.26 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.53% -22.30% +17.50%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
West Yorkshire 0 17 £450 +5.88% 5
North Yorkshire - 9 £415 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £413 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (65.52%) VPN
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) SSL
4 15 (51.72%) DNS
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
5 14 (48.28%) DHCP
5 14 (48.28%) FTP
5 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
6 13 (44.83%) HTTP
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) Linux
8 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
8 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (34.48%) Puppet
9 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
9 10 (34.48%) Java
9 10 (34.48%) Windows
10 9 (31.03%) .NET
10 9 (31.03%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (31.03%) Google
10 9 (31.03%) CCSA
10 9 (31.03%) Open Source
10 9 (31.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
10 9 (31.03%) Travis CI
11 8 (27.59%) Mongrel

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 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
1 8 (27.59%) Jetty
1 8 (27.59%) Mongrel
1 8 (27.59%) nginx
1 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (27.59%) Google App Engine
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (10.34%) Office 365
6 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) VPN
2 16 (55.17%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) DNS
3 15 (51.72%) SSL
4 14 (48.28%) DHCP
4 14 (48.28%) FTP
4 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
5 13 (44.83%) HTTP
6 8 (27.59%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.69%) OSPF
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
10 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
10 4 (13.79%) LAN
10 4 (13.79%) Skype
11 3 (10.34%) SMTP
11 3 (10.34%) VoIP
11 3 (10.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) Travis CI
3 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.45%) Service Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 8 (27.59%) Servlets
3 4 (13.79%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) HPUX
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (31.03%) Open Source
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Microservices
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.90%) Coaching
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Go
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CCSA
1 9 (31.03%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNA
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) VCP5
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Salt
4 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.45%) Terraform
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Google
5 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.79%) Aruba
6 4 (13.79%) Meraki
7 3 (10.34%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.45%) CommVault
9 1 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.45%) Splunk
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam