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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.43% 2.98% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 37.50% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.15%
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
58 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.63% 7.95% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 16
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.00 £19.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £10.00 £19.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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
Eastbourne +1 5 - -
Brighton -13 1 £400 +39.13%
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) SSL
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) VPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SSL
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) HSRP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) RIP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) BT
4 2 (22.22%) F5