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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.03% - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £114 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
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
45 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.41% 11.66% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 8
Average daily rate £250 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +25.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £368 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.80 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kegworth - 3 £114 -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) VBScript
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Lotus
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
1 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 3 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Lotus
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco