The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 1.12% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -40.90%
VPN
North East

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
18 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 20.22% 11.43% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £288 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £14.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -56.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £14.50 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Durham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £475 -
VPN
North East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) VMware