The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.95% - 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £266 - £273
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.06% 15.66% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 14
Median daily rate £440 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

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Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Use Case
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) CESG
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WebEx
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Bomgar
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Peregrine
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy