The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.20% 3.37% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 28.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -37.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.45% 12.02% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
Average daily rate £250 £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £14.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £18.10 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) PKI
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) IPv6
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) IPv4
2 3 (37.50%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Tandberg