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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 23 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.49% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.43% 6.06% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 6
Median daily rate £600 £369 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.71% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £256 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £401 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +1.61%
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
185 198 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.00% 12.68% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £150.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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
Nottinghamshire +11 18 £610 +138.04% 2
Leicestershire +5 2 £275 -31.25% 2
Northamptonshire -2 2 £288 - 3
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) LAN
4 21 (58.33%) WAN
4 21 (58.33%) Cisco
5 19 (52.78%) Wireless
5 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (52.78%) Office 365
6 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (50.00%) SCCM
6 18 (50.00%) Mac OS X
6 18 (50.00%) Linux
7 17 (47.22%) Puppet
7 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (47.22%) Ansible
7 17 (47.22%) DevOps
8 16 (44.44%) Google
9 14 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (38.89%) Mule
9 14 (38.89%) CISSP
9 14 (38.89%) Palo Alto
10 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (25.00%) Citrix
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement

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 14 (38.89%) Mule
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (52.78%) Office 365
2 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) WAN
3 19 (52.78%) Wireless
4 14 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.33%) IPsec
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) BGP
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) DNS
7 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) OSPF
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
7 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) RESTful
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) WCF
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.11%) Network Management
5 4 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.78%) API Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) MVVM
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) CISSP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) CCIE
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) SCCM
2 17 (47.22%) Ansible
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (47.22%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) Google
3 14 (38.89%) Palo Alto
4 9 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (16.67%) Lotus
7 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.78%) Huawei
9 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Nokia
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) Sophos
9 1 (2.78%) Veeam
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago