The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.45% 0.56% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 2.80% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £338 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £420 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £347 £291
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.42 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-5.28% +0.98%
VPN
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
44 107 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.98% 20.15% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 63
Median daily rate £348 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -11 1 £400 +14.28% 2
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft