The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.75% 1.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.24%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.97% 7.81% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Average daily rate £350 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 £21.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.62% +2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.04 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Brighton region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Brighton region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) GIS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet