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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.97% 0.62% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 4.76% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £110 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -31.50%
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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
52 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.59% 12.96% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 33
Average daily rate £347 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) LAN
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (76.47%) CCNA
4 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
6 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 9 (52.94%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
7 7 (41.18%) F5
8 5 (29.41%) Network Management
8 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
8 5 (29.41%) WAP
9 4 (23.53%) Juniper
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) IPsec
9 4 (23.53%) FCoE
9 4 (23.53%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) Network Design
9 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (17.65%) Wireless
11 2 (11.76%) Change Management
11 2 (11.76%) Nokia
11 2 (11.76%) PBX
11 2 (11.76%) Aastra
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (11.76%) MD110
11 2 (11.76%) Statistics

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
5 4 (23.53%) FCoE
5 4 (23.53%) IPsec
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) PBX
7 2 (11.76%) MD110
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.88%) WLAN
8 1 (5.88%) OSPF
8 1 (5.88%) BGP
8 1 (5.88%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Voice Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) WAP
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNA
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
3 7 (41.18%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
5 2 (11.76%) Aastra
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Tufin
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel