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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 92 107 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -41
Contract jobs citing VPN 36 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 1.01% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 8.36% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 16
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £303 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.10 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -19.73%
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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
368 311 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.57% 12.12% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 139 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 40 56
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 February 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 February 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 +23 19 £475 +46.15% 5
Suffolk - 7 £245 -
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £104 -68.00%
Bedfordshire -10 4 £313 -2.34% 1
Essex +7 2 - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 29 (33.33%) Firewall
3 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
4 25 (28.74%) HP
5 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 23 (26.44%) MS Office
7 20 (22.99%) Linux
7 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
8 19 (21.84%) Cisco
9 18 (20.69%) DNS
9 18 (20.69%) Windows XP
10 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
10 17 (19.54%) MPLS
10 17 (19.54%) VMware
10 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
10 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (17.24%) Internet
11 15 (17.24%) LAN
11 15 (17.24%) ITIL
12 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
12 14 (16.09%) Citrix
13 13 (14.94%) WAN
13 13 (14.94%) DHCP
13 13 (14.94%) HTML
13 13 (14.94%) SQL
13 13 (14.94%) Blackberry
13 13 (14.94%) PKI
14 12 (13.79%) UNIX
14 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.75%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.60%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.45%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Office
2 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) Firewall
2 18 (20.69%) DNS
3 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
3 17 (19.54%) MPLS
4 15 (17.24%) Internet
4 15 (17.24%) LAN
5 13 (14.94%) WAN
5 13 (14.94%) DHCP
6 8 (9.20%) VoIP
6 8 (9.20%) SSL
7 6 (6.90%) SAN
7 6 (6.90%) LDAP
7 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (6.90%) Wireless
8 5 (5.75%) VLAN
8 5 (5.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (5.75%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.60%) IPsec
10 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 7 (8.05%) Retail
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) French Language
4 3 (3.45%) German Language
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Service Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) IT Support
5 7 (8.05%) Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Developer
7 4 (4.60%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) Web Services
3 10 (11.49%) XML
4 7 (8.05%) HTML5
5 4 (4.60%) JSON
5 4 (4.60%) .NET
6 3 (3.45%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Blackberry
1 13 (14.94%) PKI
2 7 (8.05%) Replication
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) iPad
4 5 (5.75%) SecurID
5 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.45%) iPhone
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) Wiki
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) CESG
7 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.15%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Linux
3 18 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
5 12 (13.79%) UNIX
6 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.60%) Android
10 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.45%) Solaris
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) ITIL
2 10 (11.49%) Project Management
3 7 (8.05%) Service Management
3 7 (8.05%) Identity Management
3 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.90%) ITSM
4 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (6.90%) Workflow
4 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.75%) Migration
5 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.60%) Network Management
6 4 (4.60%) SIEM
6 4 (4.60%) Change Control
6 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) VB6
4 1 (1.15%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) CCNA
4 5 (5.75%) MCP
5 4 (4.60%) CCNP
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.60%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.45%) MCSE
6 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (2.30%) CISA
8 1 (1.15%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.15%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.15%) MCDST
8 1 (1.15%) CCDP
8 1 (1.15%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) vSphere
5 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.45%) XenApp
6 3 (3.45%) XenServer
6 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.15%) Snort
8 1 (1.15%) Nmap
8 1 (1.15%) NFS
8 1 (1.15%) Firmware
8 1 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) OpenView
1 8 (9.20%) OVSD
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 4 (4.60%) Puppet
3 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.45%) Nagios
4 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.30%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.15%) SCOM
6 1 (1.15%) Nessus
6 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) HP
2 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.84%) Cisco
4 17 (19.54%) VMware
5 14 (16.09%) Citrix
6 11 (12.64%) MobileIron
7 9 (10.34%) Oracle
8 8 (9.20%) McAfee
8 8 (9.20%) ServiceNow
9 7 (8.05%) Symantec
10 6 (6.90%) Sophos
10 6 (6.90%) JDA
10 6 (6.90%) F5
11 5 (5.75%) Lotus
12 4 (4.60%) Apple
12 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.60%) Juniper
12 4 (4.60%) Dell
12 4 (4.60%) Remedy
12 4 (4.60%) Wyse
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