The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 1.59% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 10.81% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £295 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £347 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.42 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +0.98%
VPN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 111 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.66% 14.68% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 43
Median daily rate £413 £311 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% +10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £18.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 1 - - 3
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) VPLS
5 1 (11.11%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) VMware