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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing VPN 14 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.59% 5.20% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £375 £373 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +48.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +20.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +25.45%

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
163 173 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.06% 11.98% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 117 135
Median daily rate £401 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £241 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
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 22 January 2017.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) VLAN
3 12 (41.38%) F5
3 12 (41.38%) Palo Alto
3 12 (41.38%) IPsec
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 8 (27.59%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (27.59%) Akamai
7 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (17.24%) High Availability
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) CCNA
10 4 (13.79%) CCNP
10 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 4 (13.79%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server

VPN
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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Akamai
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
1 15 (51.72%) VLAN
2 12 (41.38%) IPsec
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 3 (10.34%) BGP
6 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.45%) DHCP
8 1 (3.45%) FTP
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) SAN
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Team Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (24.14%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
3 4 (13.79%) Release Management
3 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) People Management
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Design
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) CCDA
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.45%) vCloud
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) F5
2 12 (41.38%) Palo Alto
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Canon
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.45%) Xerox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
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