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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.23% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 3.92% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£313 - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +14.31%
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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
56 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.11% 15.64% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 43
Average daily rate £400 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

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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 18 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAP
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
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