The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 41 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.78% 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 8.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
VPN
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.92% 10.44% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 13
Average daily rate £330 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £19.91 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the East Sussex region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the East Sussex region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

VPN
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brighton - 3 £331 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 10 (66.67%) SAN
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 7 (46.67%) IIS
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security Management
5 6 (40.00%) Security Management
5 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (40.00%) Replication
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (40.00%) ISMS
5 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Server Hardening
7 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) IT Support
3 5 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 6 (40.00%) Security Management
2 6 (40.00%) ISMS
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (26.67%) Server Hardening
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PHP5
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) CommVault
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) F5