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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.21% 2.08% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 9.88% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
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
114 172 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.82% 21.05% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 81 36
Average daily rate £275 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 13
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -11 8 £350 +129.50% 4
Peterborough - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
4 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (34.78%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (30.43%) BGP
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) VRRP
6 6 (26.09%) WLAN
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (26.09%) HSRP
6 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (21.74%) CCNP
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (17.39%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) Information Security
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Aruba
9 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
5 7 (30.43%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) VRRP
6 6 (26.09%) HSRP
6 6 (26.09%) WLAN
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
9 2 (8.70%) DNS
9 2 (8.70%) VoIP
9 2 (8.70%) DHCP
10 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) BYOD
4 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) B2B
1 3 (13.04%) Information Security
1 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.35%) Security Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) ISMS
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) SSCP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) HNC
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.04%) Aruba
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Altiris
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Infovista
4 1 (4.35%) Lumension
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