The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 26 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.65% 4.21% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 33.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £150 £363 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% +47.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%

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
33 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.43% 12.63% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 7
Median daily rate £275 £363 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +46.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £303 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) WPA
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) WPA2
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) RSVP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) WPA
1 1 (50.00%) WPA2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper