The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.63% 0.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
VPN
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.38% 15.63% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Median daily rate £338 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TACACS
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware