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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 25 35
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham - 3.70% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.49% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.61% +1.33%
VPN
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
43 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.41% 14.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 8
Average daily rate £313 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
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 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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) DMZ

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DMZ
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec