The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 99 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.97% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 6.61% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 8
Median daily rate £325 £180 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -43.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.88 £5.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+297.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
VPN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
217 227 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.89% 14.74% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 126 111
Median daily rate £318 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £188 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 20
Median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VPN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Derbyshire +1 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £325 +30.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 12 (54.55%) Office 365
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (50.00%) WAN
6 10 (45.45%) LAN
7 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
7 9 (40.91%) Wireless
8 8 (36.36%) Google
8 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (36.36%) SCCM
8 8 (36.36%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (36.36%) DevOps
8 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (36.36%) Palo Alto
9 7 (31.82%) Ansible
9 7 (31.82%) CISSP
9 7 (31.82%) Mule
9 7 (31.82%) Puppet
9 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) VoIP
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
12 3 (13.64%) API Integration
12 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (31.82%) Mule
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (22.73%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) IPsec
8 2 (9.09%) MPLS
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.55%) Junos
9 1 (4.55%) NAS
9 1 (4.55%) Network Security
9 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (4.55%) SSL
9 1 (4.55%) VLAN
9 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SOA Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) JSON
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) WCF
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) OAuth2
2 2 (9.09%) OpenID
3 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) BYOD
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) API Integration
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) MVVM
3 3 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) XAML
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
2 7 (31.82%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Google
2 8 (36.36%) Palo Alto
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Apigee
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) QNAP
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy