The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.15% 1.08% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 6.15% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -33.96%
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Cambridgeshire

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
67 65 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.20% 17.57% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 18
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) 3Com
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) COBIT
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) SSCP
4 1 (25.00%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SSCP
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) 3Com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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