The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Crawley region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.98% 2.30% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 21.05% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.28% +4.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +30.76%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 29.91% 10.92% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 11
Average daily rate £315 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 31 July 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Avaya
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) ADSL
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) ADSL
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) VMware