The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.97% - 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -31.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.73% 24.22% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 19
Average daily rate £450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £420 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Shropshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

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Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat