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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.65% 1.08% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.49% 7.69% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£306 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
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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
51 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.33% 14.03% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 23
Average daily rate £313 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.21% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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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

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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 23 January 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
4 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
5 7 (46.67%) F5
6 6 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (33.33%) Network Management
7 5 (33.33%) WAP
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) Nokia
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) PBX
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) MD110
9 2 (13.33%) Statistics
9 2 (13.33%) Aastra
9 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
10 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (6.67%) People Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) PBX
5 2 (13.33%) MD110
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) FCoE
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Support
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WAP
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Aastra
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Tufin
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Nortel
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy