The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 19 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 4.38% - 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £111 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £277
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +26.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +2.18%
VPN
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 18.98% 8.39% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 11
Average daily rate £325 £317 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £178 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Derby

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Derby region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VBScript
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Lotus
2 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 9 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) IPsec
2 3 (25.00%) OSPF
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Multicast
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) IT Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) IT Support
2 7 (58.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (75.00%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
1 9 (75.00%) HP
1 9 (75.00%) Lotus
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds