The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.33% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 2.78% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.17 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -38.98%
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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
42 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.77% 11.58% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 3
Average daily rate £290 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £461 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco