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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 23 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 4.55% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £268 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £401 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.64% +7.35%
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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
193 220 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.36% 16.13% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 148 86
Median daily rate £390 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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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 1 May 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 1 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) OSPF
3 17 (51.52%) WAN
4 15 (45.45%) BGP
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) MPLS
6 13 (39.39%) LAN
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) CCNP
9 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
10 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 9 (27.27%) Palo Alto
11 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (24.24%) IPv6
11 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (24.24%) SAP
11 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
11 8 (24.24%) Electronics
11 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
11 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
11 8 (24.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (24.24%) Marketing
12 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL

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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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) OSPF
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 15 (45.45%) BGP
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) MPLS
5 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 8 (24.24%) IPv6
7 7 (21.21%) DNS
7 7 (21.21%) HSRP
7 7 (21.21%) Internet
7 7 (21.21%) IPv4
7 7 (21.21%) VRRP
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
8 5 (15.15%) FWSM
9 4 (12.12%) SAN
9 4 (12.12%) SSL
10 3 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Informix
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) Redis
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Electronics
2 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IP Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.03%) IVR
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.06%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) SIEM
7 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) MCSE
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) CCDP
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSP
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) vCloud
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) DameWare
2 2 (6.06%) Cacti
2 2 (6.06%) Graphite
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) Opsview
2 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) SAP
5 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
6 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.18%) F5
7 5 (15.15%) HP
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix
9 3 (9.09%) Juniper
10 2 (6.06%) Meraki
10 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
10 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
10 2 (6.06%) Veritas
11 1 (3.03%) Acme Packet
11 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
11 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
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