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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 111 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 19 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 1.40% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 7.22% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 14
Median daily rate £300 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £136 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +40.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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
367 554 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.89% 19.38% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 288 207
Median daily rate £400 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +27.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hertfordshire +12 12 £467 +78.00% 7
Bedfordshire -2 2 £300 +87.50% 1
Essex -4 2 £338 -3.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 3
Norfolk -2 1 £300 +33.33% 1
Suffolk -4 1 £500 - 3
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 20 (45.45%) WAN
2 20 (45.45%) Firewall
3 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (38.64%) LAN
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) Juniper
5 14 (31.82%) ITIL
5 14 (31.82%) Network Security
6 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
7 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) Wireless
9 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.73%) MPLS
10 9 (20.45%) CCNP
10 9 (20.45%) Broadband
10 9 (20.45%) ISDN
10 9 (20.45%) VMware
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.18%) MS Office
11 8 (18.18%) OSPF
11 8 (18.18%) BGP
11 8 (18.18%) DV Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.18%) Network Management
11 8 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
12 7 (15.91%) Citrix
12 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.91%) Network Design

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 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Firewall
1 20 (45.45%) WAN
2 17 (38.64%) LAN
3 14 (31.82%) Network Security
4 11 (25.00%) Wireless
5 10 (22.73%) MPLS
5 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.45%) Broadband
6 9 (20.45%) ISDN
7 8 (18.18%) BGP
7 8 (18.18%) OSPF
8 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 5 (11.36%) Internet
9 5 (11.36%) IPsec
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.09%) DNS
10 4 (9.09%) VLAN
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) German Language
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Network Support
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Support
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.09%) IP Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Juniper Support
6 4 (9.09%) Network Designer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) e-Health
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) PDA
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Network Management
2 8 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (15.91%) Network Design
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.27%) Presales
7 1 (2.27%) SIEM
7 1 (2.27%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Python
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) CCNP
5 8 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) JNCIP
7 4 (9.09%) CCNA
7 4 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) CCIE
9 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CCENT
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) COBIT
1 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (9.09%) MetaFrame
3 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Firmware
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 4 (9.09%) OpenView
2 2 (4.55%) OVSD
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.27%) QRadar
3 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) Juniper
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.09%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.55%) Apple
9 2 (4.55%) F5
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
10 1 (2.27%) Avaya
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) Lotus
10 1 (2.27%) Nortel
10 1 (2.27%) Progress
10 1 (2.27%) Remedy
10 1 (2.27%) SAP
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