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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.01% 1.37% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 8.16% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £193 £400 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.75% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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
51 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.06% 16.72% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 11
Median daily rate £290 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £238 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £30.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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 -2 4 £275 -
Kegworth - 1 £111 -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) Lotus
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) VMware