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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Contract jobs citing VPN 42 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 0.96% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.31% 5.26% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 24
Median daily rate £268 £265 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -25.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £154 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
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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
451 570 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.69% 18.28% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 308 234
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 54
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £52.50 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 17 £234 -28.07% 5
Hertfordshire +28 15 £320 -5.18% 5
Norfolk +5 6 £250 -25.92%
Cambridgeshire +7 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -4 2 - -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (64.18%) Firewall
2 36 (53.73%) Cisco
3 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (37.31%) WAN
5 24 (35.82%) Juniper
6 22 (32.84%) Windows
7 21 (31.34%) LAN
8 20 (29.85%) Linux
9 15 (22.39%) CheckPoint
10 14 (20.90%) CCNA
10 14 (20.90%) Network Security
11 13 (19.40%) CCNP
11 13 (19.40%) ITIL
11 13 (19.40%) Wireless
11 13 (19.40%) VMware
12 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.42%) OSPF
13 11 (16.42%) BGP
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.93%) VLAN
15 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
15 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.43%) DNS
15 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
15 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
15 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
16 8 (11.94%) IPsec
16 8 (11.94%) Office 365

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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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) MS Project
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (64.18%) Firewall
2 25 (37.31%) WAN
3 21 (31.34%) LAN
4 14 (20.90%) Network Security
5 13 (19.40%) Wireless
6 11 (16.42%) BGP
6 11 (16.42%) OSPF
7 10 (14.93%) VLAN
8 9 (13.43%) DNS
8 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
8 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
9 8 (11.94%) IPsec
10 7 (10.45%) Broadband
10 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.45%) ISDN
11 6 (8.96%) MPLS
12 5 (7.46%) SAN
13 4 (5.97%) DHCP
13 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) GCC
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Robot Framework
2 2 (2.99%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.96%) Legal
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Automotive
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Local Government
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Network Support
8 4 (5.97%) Firewall Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.99%) Qt
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) COM
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.97%) EMV
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) PDA
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Linux
3 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.45%) CentOS
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.48%) Unix
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Network Management
2 7 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 6 (8.96%) Information Security
3 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.46%) Change Management
4 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.46%) Network Design
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.97%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Python
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.99%) C
2 2 (2.99%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.90%) CCNA
3 13 (19.40%) CCNP
4 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
5 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.48%) CCDA
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.99%) CCDE
8 2 (2.99%) CCIE
9 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCA
9 1 (1.49%) CCENT
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.49%) Degree
9 1 (1.49%) GSEC
9 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) vSphere
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.97%) iptables
5 3 (4.48%) Firmware
6 2 (2.99%) NFS
7 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.97%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenView
4 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.49%) QRadar
4 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Cisco
2 24 (35.82%) Juniper
3 15 (22.39%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.40%) VMware
5 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.45%) HP
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.96%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.46%) Citrix
8 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.97%) Veeam
10 3 (4.48%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.99%) Apple
11 2 (2.99%) Meru Networks
11 2 (2.99%) SAP
12 1 (1.49%) FireEye
12 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.49%) Meraki
12 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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