The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.24% 2.70% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 18.60% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £501 £350 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.00% +225.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
VPN
West Sussex

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
20 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 16.95% 14.53% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 8
Median daily rate £325 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £338 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Crawley region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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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
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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Crawley region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Veeam
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media