The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North East / Durham
Rank 10 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 6.49% 0.95% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 12.50% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +25.45%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 15.58% 7.62% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
Median daily rate £363 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Durham

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Durham region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newton Aycliffe - 3 £363 -
Darlington - 2 - -
VPN
North East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Durham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) CCSE
2 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (22.22%) WAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) PBX
3 2 (22.22%) Skype
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel