The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicestershire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 37 32
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.40% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.57% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +34.92%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.25% 11.29% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.80% -37.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £11.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - - 1
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Site Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Site Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix