The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 103 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -18
Contract jobs citing VPN 19 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.26% 1.29% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 8.51% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Median daily rate £310 £321 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £277 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £437 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.82%
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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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
525 141 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.70% 15.19% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 62 52
Median daily rate £295 £294 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £27.50 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VPN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Tyne and Wear -40 18 £310 +5.44% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (75.00%) LAN
1 27 (75.00%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) Unix
3 21 (58.33%) Service Management
4 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
4 19 (52.78%) Solaris
4 19 (52.78%) Middleware
5 18 (50.00%) IBM
6 17 (47.22%) Firewall
7 16 (44.44%) ITIL
7 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
8 15 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (41.67%) GPFS
8 15 (41.67%) AIX
8 15 (41.67%) HACMP
8 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
8 15 (41.67%) IBM AIX Certification
9 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
9 13 (36.11%) High Availability
9 13 (36.11%) Open Source
10 11 (30.56%) Lean Six Sigma
10 11 (30.56%) Workflow
10 11 (30.56%) ITIL V3
10 11 (30.56%) Six Sigma
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 8 (22.22%) VMware
13 7 (19.44%) CESG
13 7 (19.44%) Degree

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) LAN
1 27 (75.00%) WAN
2 17 (47.22%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) BGP
3 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) GSM
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) IPv4
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) PBX
4 1 (2.78%) SDH
4 1 (2.78%) UMTS
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Mobility Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Support
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) AIX Support
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) HACMP
2 7 (19.44%) CESG
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) CLARiiON
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Unix
2 19 (52.78%) Solaris
3 15 (41.67%) AIX
4 7 (19.44%) Android
4 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Phone
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Service Management
2 16 (44.44%) ITIL
3 15 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) High Availability
4 13 (36.11%) Open Source
5 11 (30.56%) ITIL V3
5 11 (30.56%) Lean Six Sigma
5 11 (30.56%) Six Sigma
5 11 (30.56%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) IBM AIX Certification
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) GPFS
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (5.56%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) IBM
2 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Apple
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) Samsung
8 3 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (5.56%) EMC
9 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.56%) Sun
10 1 (2.78%) CA
10 1 (2.78%) Dell
10 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
10 1 (2.78%) Huawei
10 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.78%) Tellabs
10 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media
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