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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.56% - 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£108 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -21.05%
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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
19 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 16.24% 10.42% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 22
Average daily rate £329 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) CMDB
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PBX
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) CMDB
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco