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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 83 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 49 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 1.27% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 7.85% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 11
Average daily rate
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£355 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £259 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.60 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.60 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.10% -21.05%
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
458 395 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.17% 16.22% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 193 184
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 60 62
Average hourly rate £33.50 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.39% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Suffolk +15 14 £275 -
Hertfordshire +3 14 £355 -8.97% 10
Essex -3 8 £425 +15.25% 1
Bedfordshire -18 7 £240 -38.46% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £325 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 81 (66.94%) Windows
2 48 (39.67%) Firewall
3 41 (33.88%) Active Directory
4 36 (29.75%) Cisco
5 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
6 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
7 33 (27.27%) DNS
8 31 (25.62%) HP
9 30 (24.79%) Linux
10 29 (23.97%) SQL
11 27 (22.31%) UNIX
11 27 (22.31%) LAN
12 25 (20.66%) MPLS
13 24 (19.83%) Windows XP
13 24 (19.83%) MS Office
14 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
14 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (18.18%) WAN
16 21 (17.36%) Windows 7
17 20 (16.53%) Web Services
17 20 (16.53%) Blackberry
17 20 (16.53%) VMware
18 19 (15.70%) XML
18 19 (15.70%) ITIL
19 18 (14.88%) Citrix
20 17 (14.05%) MS Exchange
20 17 (14.05%) VLAN
21 16 (13.22%) Replication
21 16 (13.22%) DHCP
21 16 (13.22%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.13%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.31%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.65%) Node.js
8 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.65%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.65%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.65%) Apache
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) SAS
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (19.83%) MS Office
2 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (39.67%) Firewall
2 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
3 33 (27.27%) DNS
4 27 (22.31%) LAN
5 25 (20.66%) MPLS
6 22 (18.18%) WAN
7 17 (14.05%) VLAN
8 16 (13.22%) DHCP
8 16 (13.22%) SAN
8 16 (13.22%) Internet
9 15 (12.40%) VoIP
9 15 (12.40%) SSL
10 14 (11.57%) Wireless
10 14 (11.57%) Ethernet
10 14 (11.57%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (9.92%) IPsec
12 8 (6.61%) Network Security
12 8 (6.61%) ISDN
13 7 (5.79%) BGP
13 7 (5.79%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.65%) Big Data
3 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Subversion
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
General
1 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.61%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Analyst
2 25 (20.66%) Network Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) IT Support
6 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Lead Network Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) Web Services
2 19 (15.70%) XML
3 13 (10.74%) JSON
4 7 (5.79%) HTML
5 4 (3.31%) .NET
6 3 (2.48%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Blackberry
2 16 (13.22%) Replication
3 15 (12.40%) PKI
4 6 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.13%) Statistics
5 5 (4.13%) SecurID
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.31%) Clustering
7 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.48%) iPad
8 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.83%) CESG
9 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.83%) e-Health
9 1 (0.83%) Wiki
9 1 (0.83%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 81 (66.94%) Windows
2 30 (24.79%) Linux
3 27 (22.31%) UNIX
4 24 (19.83%) Windows XP
5 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.36%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.79%) Solaris
10 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.31%) Android
11 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.83%) AIX
14 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.83%) CentOS
14 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 12 (9.92%) DevOps
3 7 (5.79%) DNA
3 7 (5.79%) Load Balancing
3 7 (5.79%) Service Management
3 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (5.79%) Network Management
4 6 (4.96%) Test Strategy
4 6 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (4.96%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (4.96%) Workflow
4 6 (4.96%) Migration
4 6 (4.96%) ITSM
4 6 (4.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (4.96%) Project Management
4 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
4 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.31%) SIEM
5 4 (3.31%) Change Control
5 4 (3.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.97%) SQL
2 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (12.40%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.13%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) VB6
7 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 11 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
3 8 (6.61%) CCNA
4 7 (5.79%) CCNP
5 4 (3.31%) CCSE
6 3 (2.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.48%) Sun Certification
6 3 (2.48%) CISSP
6 3 (2.48%) CCSA
7 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.65%) CISA
7 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (1.65%) CCIP
8 1 (0.83%) CCIE
8 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (33.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) vSphere
3 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.31%) XenServer
5 4 (3.31%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.65%) KVM
7 2 (1.65%) Xen
7 2 (1.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.83%) NFS
8 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.83%) Snort
8 1 (0.83%) Nmap
8 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (12.40%) Puppet
1 15 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.79%) OpenView
2 7 (5.79%) OVSD
3 6 (4.96%) SCCM
4 5 (4.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.13%) Nagios
4 5 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.48%) WSUS
5 3 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.48%) SCOM
5 3 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.83%) Nessus
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 36 (29.75%) Cisco
2 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.62%) HP
4 20 (16.53%) VMware
5 18 (14.88%) Citrix
6 13 (10.74%) Symantec
7 12 (9.92%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.92%) Juniper
8 10 (8.26%) Oracle
9 8 (6.61%) ServiceNow
9 8 (6.61%) McAfee
10 6 (4.96%) Splunk
10 6 (4.96%) WatchGuard
10 6 (4.96%) Imperva
10 6 (4.96%) Altiris
11 5 (4.13%) Apple
11 5 (4.13%) Lotus
11 5 (4.13%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.13%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.31%) F5
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