The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.74% 0.64% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 4.26% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£256 £110 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.95% -62.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £110 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £110 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -36.45%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.10% 14.97% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 38
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £203 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -33.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (70.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (40.00%) FCoE
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (40.00%) Network Design
7 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (30.00%) Network Management
7 3 (30.00%) WAP
7 3 (30.00%) F5
8 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 4 (40.00%) FCoE
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Voice Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
1 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
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