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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 4.90% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
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£265 £265 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +20.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.92 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-14.30% -20.37%
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
121 143 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.42% 17.31% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 67 40
Average daily rate £275 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 20
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.95 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -2 9 £308 +59.74%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (30.43%) OSPF
8 6 (26.09%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) VRRP
8 6 (26.09%) WLAN
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (26.09%) HSRP
8 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
9 5 (21.74%) MS Office
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) SLA
10 4 (17.39%) CCNP
10 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (17.39%) Wireless
11 3 (13.04%) VMware
11 3 (13.04%) Information Security
11 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.04%) SSCP
11 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
11 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) VRRP
6 6 (26.09%) WLAN
6 6 (26.09%) HSRP
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.70%) Internet
9 2 (8.70%) MPLS
9 2 (8.70%) VoIP
10 1 (4.35%) DHCP
10 1 (4.35%) DNS
10 1 (4.35%) SAN
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
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%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) BYOD
5 1 (4.35%) Handset
5 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) B2B
2 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) CAD
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) ISMS
4 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) SSCP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
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%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Aruba
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) Sophos
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Mapinfo
4 2 (8.70%) Wyse
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) Apple