The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.89% -20.75%
VPN
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.45% 10.11% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £175 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the County Antrim region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the County Antrim region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

VPN
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Belfast - 1 - - 1
VPN
Northern Ireland

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) NetQoS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) e-Health
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Health
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) NetQoS