The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 30 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.75% 1.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.42 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-26.71% +10.16%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.78% 15.46% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 27
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £263 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £467 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £56.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VPN 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 4 (36.36%) DameWare
4 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
4 4 (36.36%) X-Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) Apple
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Office Automation
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) WebEx
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Office Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) DameWare
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) F5