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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 115 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -44
Contract jobs citing VPN 35 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.31% 1.08% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 8.79% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £17.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -33.96%
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
421 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.82% 12.25% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 165 144
Average daily rate £328 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +17 15 £475 +53.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 10 £233 - 6
Essex +4 4 £394 -1.56%
Bedfordshire 0 3 £190 - 1
Suffolk -1 2 - - 2
Norfolk +3 1 £225 - 2
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Firewall
3 22 (27.50%) LAN
3 22 (27.50%) Cisco
3 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
4 21 (26.25%) WAN
4 21 (26.25%) HP
5 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.75%) MS Office
6 19 (23.75%) MPLS
7 17 (21.25%) Internet
7 17 (21.25%) VMware
8 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 15 (18.75%) ITIL
9 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 14 (17.50%) Linux
11 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
11 13 (16.25%) DNS
11 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
12 12 (15.00%) Citrix
12 12 (15.00%) HTML
12 12 (15.00%) SQL
13 11 (13.75%) Web Services
13 11 (13.75%) Project Management
13 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (13.75%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.00%) WorkSite
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.25%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
3 4 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) Firewall
2 22 (27.50%) LAN
3 21 (26.25%) WAN
4 19 (23.75%) MPLS
5 17 (21.25%) Internet
6 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.25%) DNS
8 11 (13.75%) Wireless
9 9 (11.25%) VoIP
10 8 (10.00%) SSL
10 8 (10.00%) DHCP
11 7 (8.75%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (8.75%) BGP
11 7 (8.75%) VLAN
11 7 (8.75%) SAN
12 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (6.25%) IPsec
13 5 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (6.25%) Network Security
13 5 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) French Language
2 5 (6.25%) German Language
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Local Government
4 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support
7 5 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) Web Services
3 9 (11.25%) XML
4 7 (8.75%) HTML5
5 4 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) PKI
2 8 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Replication
3 5 (6.25%) SecurID
3 5 (6.25%) iPad
4 4 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.25%) Handset
6 1 (1.25%) CCTV
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Linux
3 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
3 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.25%) UNIX
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Project Management
3 7 (8.75%) Service Management
3 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.75%) Identity Management
3 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (6.25%) Process Management
5 5 (6.25%) ITSM
5 5 (6.25%) Workflow
5 5 (6.25%) Migration
5 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.25%) Change Control
5 5 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (5.00%) Analytics
6 4 (5.00%) Network Management
6 4 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.00%) CCNP
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
3 7 (8.75%) CCNA
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (5.00%) MCP
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
6 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.75%) CISSP
7 2 (2.50%) SSCP
7 2 (2.50%) CISM
8 1 (1.25%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.25%) MCDST
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) COBIT
2 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) XenServer
5 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
5 3 (3.75%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Snort
7 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) OpenView
1 7 (8.75%) OVSD
2 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.50%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.25%) RANCID
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.25%) Nagios
5 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.25%) Nessus
5 1 (1.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Cisco
2 21 (26.25%) HP
3 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.25%) VMware
5 12 (15.00%) Citrix
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle
7 9 (11.25%) MobileIron
8 8 (10.00%) McAfee
9 7 (8.75%) Juniper
9 7 (8.75%) ServiceNow
9 7 (8.75%) F5
10 6 (7.50%) JDA
11 5 (6.25%) Lotus
11 5 (6.25%) Sophos
11 5 (6.25%) Symantec
12 3 (3.75%) Remedy
12 3 (3.75%) Mapinfo
12 3 (3.75%) Wyse
12 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.75%) Apple
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