The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 3.42% 1.42% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 11.76% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £375 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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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
22 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 18.80% 12.06% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Median daily rate £325 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £251 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £451 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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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

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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 27 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Derby region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VBScript
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Lotus
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby 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 7 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (70.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) OSPF
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) ADSL
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Support
2 5 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (70.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Lotus
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds