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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% 0.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £18.71
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +44.30%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.92% 13.64% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Average daily rate £250 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +39.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £25.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - - 3
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Site Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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