The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% 1.08% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 11.63% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +2.18%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.23% 9.31% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 8
Average daily rate £305 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £16.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -14.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Northampton +7 1 £275 -35.29%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media