The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 82 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing VPN 25 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.73% 0.62% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.47% 5.10% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.41%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 196 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.07% 12.24% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 127 87
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VPN.

1 32 (66.67%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Firewall
3 24 (50.00%) VMware
3 24 (50.00%) BGP
4 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (43.75%) OSPF
6 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 18 (37.50%) Windows
6 18 (37.50%) WAN
7 16 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 15 (31.25%) MPLS
9 14 (29.17%) LAN
9 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (29.17%) Fortinet
10 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
10 13 (27.08%) CCNP
10 13 (27.08%) Programme Management
11 11 (22.92%) Juniper
11 11 (22.92%) DNS
12 10 (20.83%) FTP
12 10 (20.83%) Network Security
13 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
13 9 (18.75%) JNCIS
13 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.75%) Finance
13 9 (18.75%) Sourcefire
13 9 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (16.67%) TDD
14 8 (16.67%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) BGP
3 21 (43.75%) OSPF
4 18 (37.50%) WAN
5 15 (31.25%) MPLS
6 14 (29.17%) LAN
7 11 (22.92%) DNS
8 10 (20.83%) FTP
8 10 (20.83%) Network Security
9 8 (16.67%) Internet
10 7 (14.58%) IPv6
11 5 (10.42%) SSL
11 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
12 4 (8.33%) FWSM
12 4 (8.33%) IPv4
12 4 (8.33%) SAN
12 4 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Informix
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.58%) Electronics
3 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.58%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IP Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Programme Management
2 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.67%) TDD
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (14.58%) Resource Management
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) High Availability
7 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (6.25%) Information Security
8 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 9 (18.75%) JNCIS
4 5 (10.42%) CCIE
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.25%) CCDA
6 3 (6.25%) MCITP
6 3 (6.25%) MCP
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) CCSP
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (10.42%) vCloud
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
7 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Ansible
3 4 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (6.25%) DameWare
5 2 (4.17%) Opsview
5 2 (4.17%) SCCM
5 2 (4.17%) WSUS
6 1 (2.08%) Cacti
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.08%) Graphite
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Nagios
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 14 (29.17%) Fortinet
5 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
6 11 (22.92%) Juniper
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.75%) Sourcefire
8 7 (14.58%) SAP
9 4 (8.33%) Citrix
10 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.17%) F5
11 2 (4.17%) HP
11 2 (4.17%) ScanSafe
12 1 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
12 1 (2.08%) Polycom
12 1 (2.08%) Qualys
12 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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