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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East of England
Rank 92 103 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing VPN 31 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 0.91% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 5.93% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 25
Median daily rate £209 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.40% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £255 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.90
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.17 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%

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
378 354 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.73% 15.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 176 211
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 46
Median hourly rate £29.61 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 13 £195 - 4
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £125 -60.00% 5
Essex - 6 £350 -
Bedfordshire +5 4 £415 -2.35%
Suffolk - 1 - - 4
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 42 (64.62%) Firewall
2 33 (50.77%) Cisco
2 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (38.46%) Juniper
4 23 (35.38%) LAN
5 22 (33.85%) WAN
6 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
6 21 (32.31%) DNS
7 20 (30.77%) Wireless
8 19 (29.23%) Windows
9 18 (27.69%) CCNA
10 17 (26.15%) ITIL
10 17 (26.15%) Network Security
11 16 (24.62%) CheckPoint
12 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 14 (21.54%) Network Design
14 13 (20.00%) CCNP
15 11 (16.92%) ISDN
15 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
15 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
16 10 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
16 10 (15.38%) Broadband
17 9 (13.85%) Citrix
17 9 (13.85%) VMware
17 9 (13.85%) Network Management
17 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
18 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
18 8 (12.31%) IPsec
18 8 (12.31%) Internet
18 8 (12.31%) EIGRP

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 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (64.62%) Firewall
2 23 (35.38%) LAN
3 22 (33.85%) WAN
4 21 (32.31%) DNS
4 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
5 20 (30.77%) Wireless
6 17 (26.15%) Network Security
7 11 (16.92%) ISDN
8 10 (15.38%) Broadband
9 8 (12.31%) EIGRP
9 8 (12.31%) Internet
9 8 (12.31%) IPsec
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.77%) MPLS
10 7 (10.77%) OSPF
10 7 (10.77%) VoIP
11 6 (9.23%) BGP
11 6 (9.23%) DHCP
12 5 (7.69%) SSL
12 5 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.23%) Local Government
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Dutch Language
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) German Language
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Network Support
4 7 (10.77%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) VMware Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Network Technician
9 2 (3.08%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) e-Health
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Handset
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.31%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.08%) CentOS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) Network Design
3 10 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (13.85%) Network Management
5 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.62%) Information Security
6 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) People Management
7 2 (3.08%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management
7 2 (3.08%) Threat Management
8 1 (1.54%) Fault Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.54%) Office Automation
8 1 (1.54%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.54%) SDLC
8 1 (1.54%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Java
1 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.69%) CCNA
3 13 (20.00%) CCNP
4 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) CCIE
6 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) CCDE
8 2 (3.08%) CISA
8 2 (3.08%) CISM
8 2 (3.08%) CISSP
9 1 (1.54%) CCSA
9 1 (1.54%) Degree
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.54%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) MCSE
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) HL7
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) iptables
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) DameWare
2 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.54%) Netcool
4 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) Juniper
3 16 (24.62%) CheckPoint
4 9 (13.85%) Citrix
4 9 (13.85%) VMware
5 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.15%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.62%) Apple
8 3 (4.62%) F5
8 3 (4.62%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.08%) Avaya
9 2 (3.08%) Google
9 2 (3.08%) Lotus
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Huawei
10 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky
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