The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 18 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.26% 0.13% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 1.12% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£298 - £334
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -2.37%
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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
178 89 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.39% 11.87% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 38 49
Average daily rate £330 £255 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 13 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 15 £153 - 1
Peterborough - - - -
VPN
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) MPLS
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) Ethernet
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) VLAN
7 7 (30.43%) Internet
7 7 (30.43%) DNA
7 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (30.43%) Junos
8 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (26.09%) Multicast
8 6 (26.09%) Imperva
8 6 (26.09%) WatchGuard
8 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
8 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) ISDN
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) Juniper
9 5 (21.74%) BGP
9 5 (21.74%) IPv6
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
10 4 (17.39%) CCNP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) RoboHelp
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) MPLS
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Ethernet
4 8 (34.78%) VLAN
5 7 (30.43%) Junos
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) SSL
6 6 (26.09%) ISDN
6 6 (26.09%) Multicast
7 5 (21.74%) IPv6
7 5 (21.74%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) DWDM
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 2 (8.70%) DHCP
9 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
10 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Writer
5 2 (8.70%) Author
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Author
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Copywriting
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) DNA
1 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MOS
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCIP
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) XenServer
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (13.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.35%) OPNET
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Juniper
2 6 (26.09%) Imperva
2 6 (26.09%) WatchGuard
3 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Nokia
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
6 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) Polycom
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