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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.50% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.89% -20.75%
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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
38 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.23% 9.13% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 11
Average daily rate £330 £250 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.26% +14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £158 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

VPN
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

VPN
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 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Server Hardening
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Nessus
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nessus
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve