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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 41 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 1.32% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% 9.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £265 £320 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +207.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £11.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.42 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-26.71% +10.16%

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
80 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.26% 14.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 49
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +39.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £38.75 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +11 5 £400 +25.00% 2
Peterborough -2 1 £130 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) DameWare
4 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
5 4 (25.00%) X-Windows
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (18.75%) Skype
6 3 (18.75%) Office Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Apple
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) Dutch Language
7 2 (12.50%) German Language
7 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Skype
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) WebEx
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Dutch Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.25%) Handset
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Office Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) DameWare
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (18.75%) Apple
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
6 1 (6.25%) MobileIron