The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.57% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +21.87%
VPN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.24% 9.71% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £650 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +57.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Midlands region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Midlands region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec