The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 74 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.97% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 5.05% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£251 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £225 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -21.05%
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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
215 99 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.45% 10.14% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 57 52
Average daily rate £338 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) vSphere
5 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (23.53%) PDA
6 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) SMTP
6 4 (23.53%) FTP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
5 4 (23.53%) SMTP
5 4 (23.53%) FTP
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) RTSP
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
7 2 (11.76%) IPsec
7 2 (11.76%) HSRP
7 2 (11.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PDA
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) CCTV
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) BCP
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCSA
2 2 (11.76%) CCSE
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) VCP5
2 2 (11.76%) VCAP
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCDA
2 2 (11.76%) CCDP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) CCSP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) Syncsort
6 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Nokia
7 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
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