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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 33 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.64% 0.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £198 £114 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +19.61%

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
45 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.44% 13.96% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 24
Median daily rate £263 £250 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -21.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £293 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Kegworth 0 1 £130 +14.03%
Hinckley - 1 £265 -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (25.00%) TACACS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Chat Support
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) VMware