The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.61 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.66%
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
31 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.02% 8.51% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate £293 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (100.00%) Security Patching

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco