The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 104 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 25 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.14% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 5.96% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Median daily rate £258 £263 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £326 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £24.75 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.22%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
376 570 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.15% 19.13% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 305 218
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £35.50
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 of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VPN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VPN Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

VPN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Essex +16 12 £249 -23.46% 3
Hertfordshire +21 8 £325 +333.33% 4
Norfolk +1 2 £250 -25.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -5 1 - -
Suffolk -9 1 £500 - 2
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) WAN
2 22 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (36.54%) LAN
4 18 (34.62%) Juniper
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
6 14 (26.92%) ITIL
6 14 (26.92%) Network Security
7 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 12 (23.08%) CCNP
7 12 (23.08%) Wireless
8 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.23%) OSPF
9 10 (19.23%) BGP
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 10 (19.23%) Linux
10 9 (17.31%) CCNA
10 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
11 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (15.38%) IPsec
11 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.38%) MS Office
11 8 (15.38%) Broadband
11 8 (15.38%) ISDN
12 7 (13.46%) MPLS
12 7 (13.46%) VMware
12 7 (13.46%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.46%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) WAN
3 19 (36.54%) LAN
4 14 (26.92%) Network Security
5 12 (23.08%) Wireless
6 10 (19.23%) BGP
6 10 (19.23%) OSPF
6 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 8 (15.38%) Broadband
7 8 (15.38%) IPsec
7 8 (15.38%) ISDN
8 7 (13.46%) MPLS
9 6 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 6 (11.54%) VLAN
10 5 (9.62%) DNS
10 5 (9.62%) Internet
11 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
11 4 (7.69%) SNMP
11 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) GCC
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Robot Framework
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.62%) Legal
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Support
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Support
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Designer
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) IP Designer
7 4 (7.69%) Juniper Support
7 4 (7.69%) Network Designer
7 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.85%) Qt
2 2 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.85%) EMV
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) e-Health
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (13.46%) Network Management
4 6 (11.54%) Network Design
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Open Source
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) System Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
1 2 (3.85%) C++
1 2 (3.85%) Python
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.08%) CCNP
2 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (17.31%) CCNA
5 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 5 (9.62%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.85%) CCDA
7 2 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCA
8 1 (1.92%) CCENT
8 1 (1.92%) CCIE
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.92%) GSEC
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.85%) MetaFrame
3 2 (3.85%) NFS
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.92%) QRadar
2 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) Juniper
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.46%) VMware
6 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.77%) Kaspersky
8 2 (3.85%) Apple
8 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (3.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.92%) Dell
9 1 (1.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.92%) Lotus
9 1 (1.92%) NetApp
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) Progress
9 1 (1.92%) Remedy
9 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
Norfolk
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 12 days ago