The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 41 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.27% 2.47% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 11.39% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £26.50 £18.71
% change year-on-year
-33.01% +41.63%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 79 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.03% 21.70% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 17
Average daily rate £400 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £307 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -6 1 - -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat