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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 0.71% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 5.08% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
VPN
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
50 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.61% 14.05% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 33
Median daily rate £388 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £370 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £36.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (50.00%) X-Windows
3 4 (50.00%) DameWare
3 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SCSM
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware