The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 - 49 44
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.22% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.45% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +94.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
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East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.58% 18.94% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 33
Average daily rate £388 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +67.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £30.28
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 Essex

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
Warley, Essex
Stage Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £36,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago