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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.42% 2.83% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 19.35% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.64% +7.35%
VPN
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
7 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.92% 14.62% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
Average daily rate £230 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £217 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £21.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft