The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.84% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.41%
VPN
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.46% 10.11% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 17
Median daily rate £290 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
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 £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 1 £275 -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) VMware