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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 55 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 0.79% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 5.49% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£215 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £13.87 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.57 - £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.24%
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
101 91 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.05% 14.38% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 44
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £196 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +3 4 £325 - 6
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (41.67%) McAfee
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) SLA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) Google
7 3 (25.00%) PKI
7 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) Replication

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) CAD
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) SSCP
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (25.00%) Nagios
3 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) McAfee
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo
5 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (25.00%) Clearswift
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (25.00%) Wyse
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) 3Com
7 1 (8.33%) BT