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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 7.48% 0.77% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.10% 8.33% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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
21 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 19.63% 9.23% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 18
Median daily rate £363 £308 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% +13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.22% -62.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Darlington - 4 - -
Newton Aycliffe - 3 £363 -
VPN
North East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Durham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) CCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Yammer
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 2 (25.00%) 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel