The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.74% 2.86% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.57% 10.34% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.77% -51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £220 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +14.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.21% 27.62% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 4
Average daily rate £350 £225 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -49.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) SMTP
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (60.00%) FTP
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (60.00%) IPsec
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (50.00%) Aruba
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) CCSE
5 5 (50.00%) CCENT
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) SNMP
6 4 (40.00%) VoIP
6 4 (40.00%) VRRP
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (40.00%) CCNP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) SMTP
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (60.00%) FTP
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) IPsec
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (40.00%) HSRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (20.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCSE
1 5 (50.00%) CCENT
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cacti
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) Aruba
5 3 (30.00%) Qualys
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat