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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.64% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
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
25 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.15% 19.85% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Average daily rate £400 £313 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £213 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) FTP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) LDAP
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
4 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Tcl
4 5 (45.45%) ICMP
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
4 5 (45.45%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
5 4 (36.36%) HSRP
5 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (36.36%) CCENT
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) FTP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
3 5 (45.45%) ICMP
3 5 (45.45%) LDAP
3 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IP Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) BYOD
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) iSeries
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Tcl
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCENT
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) CCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Aruba
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds