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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 80 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 43 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 1.57% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.78% 10.47% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 18
Average daily rate
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£390 £344 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.40 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.15%
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
365 344 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.27% 14.98% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 170 173
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 60
Average hourly rate £23.44 £23.20 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% +22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 18 £390 +7.58% 7
Suffolk +9 12 £275 - 1
Bedfordshire -16 6 £210 -46.15% 2
Essex +5 5 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire -18 2 £248 -23.84% 6
Norfolk - - - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 67 (65.05%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) Active Directory
3 33 (32.04%) Firewall
4 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
5 27 (26.21%) HP
6 26 (25.24%) MS Excel
6 26 (25.24%) MS Office
7 25 (24.27%) Windows XP
7 25 (24.27%) Cisco
7 25 (24.27%) MPLS
8 23 (22.33%) Linux
9 22 (21.36%) DNS
10 20 (19.42%) TCP/IP
10 20 (19.42%) LAN
10 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
12 18 (17.48%) WAN
12 18 (17.48%) Blackberry
13 17 (16.50%) Internet
13 17 (16.50%) Citrix
14 16 (15.53%) DHCP
14 16 (15.53%) VMware
15 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
16 14 (13.59%) UNIX
16 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 14 (13.59%) ITIL
17 13 (12.62%) SQL
18 12 (11.65%) VoIP
18 12 (11.65%) Ethernet
18 12 (11.65%) PKI

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.85%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (3.88%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.94%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.94%) Node.js
8 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.94%) Apache
8 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.94%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.97%) IIS
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (25.24%) MS Excel
1 26 (25.24%) MS Office
2 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.04%) Firewall
2 25 (24.27%) MPLS
3 22 (21.36%) DNS
4 20 (19.42%) TCP/IP
4 20 (19.42%) LAN
5 18 (17.48%) WAN
6 17 (16.50%) Internet
7 16 (15.53%) DHCP
8 12 (11.65%) VoIP
8 12 (11.65%) Ethernet
8 12 (11.65%) VLAN
9 11 (10.68%) Wireless
9 11 (10.68%) SSL
10 8 (7.77%) SAN
11 7 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (6.80%) Junos
12 6 (5.83%) BGP
12 6 (5.83%) LDAP
12 6 (5.83%) ISDN
12 6 (5.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.94%) Selenium
1 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) French Language
4 2 (1.94%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Network Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Service Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.77%) IT Support
7 8 (7.77%) Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.83%) Implementation Consultant
10 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Implementation Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) Web Services
2 10 (9.71%) XML
3 9 (8.74%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) .NET
4 4 (3.88%) JSON
5 3 (2.91%) MSMQ
5 3 (2.91%) HTML5
6 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Blackberry
2 12 (11.65%) PKI
3 7 (6.80%) Replication
4 5 (4.85%) SecurID
4 5 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) Clustering
6 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.91%) iPad
7 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.97%) Handset
8 1 (0.97%) CESG
8 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.97%) e-Health
8 1 (0.97%) Wiki
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 67 (65.05%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Windows XP
3 23 (22.33%) Linux
4 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.59%) UNIX
7 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.88%) Android
9 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.88%) Solaris
10 3 (2.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.97%) AIX
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.59%) ITIL
2 9 (8.74%) Migration
3 7 (6.80%) Service Management
3 7 (6.80%) Load Balancing
3 7 (6.80%) DNA
3 7 (6.80%) Project Management
3 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (5.83%) ITSM
4 6 (5.83%) Workflow
5 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.88%) Network Management
6 4 (3.88%) SIEM
6 4 (3.88%) Change Control
6 4 (3.88%) DevOps
6 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.91%) Information Security
7 3 (2.91%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.91%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.94%) Perl
5 2 (1.94%) Java
6 1 (0.97%) VB6
6 1 (0.97%) VB
6 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) CCNA
4 7 (6.80%) CCNP
5 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.91%) Degree
6 3 (2.91%) CISSP
7 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.94%) MCP
7 2 (1.94%) CCIP
7 2 (1.94%) CCSE
7 2 (1.94%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.94%) CISA
8 1 (0.97%) CCSA
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.97%) MCDST
8 1 (0.97%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.97%) CCIE
8 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.97%) COBIT
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (33.01%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.83%) vSphere
4 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.91%) XenServer
6 2 (1.94%) Xen
7 1 (0.97%) Snort
7 1 (0.97%) Nmap
7 1 (0.97%) NFS
7 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.97%) Firmware
7 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.97%) KVM
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) OpenView
1 10 (9.71%) OVSD
2 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.83%) SCCM
3 5 (4.85%) Nagios
4 4 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.91%) SCOM
5 3 (2.91%) WSUS
5 3 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.91%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.97%) Nessus
7 1 (0.97%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.21%) HP
3 25 (24.27%) Cisco
4 17 (16.50%) Citrix
5 16 (15.53%) VMware
6 11 (10.68%) Symantec
6 11 (10.68%) Juniper
7 10 (9.71%) Oracle
8 8 (7.77%) ServiceNow
8 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.77%) McAfee
9 6 (5.83%) JDA
10 5 (4.85%) Altiris
10 5 (4.85%) Lotus
10 5 (4.85%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.88%) Imperva
11 4 (3.88%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.88%) F5
11 4 (3.88%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.88%) Apple
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