The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 29 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.63% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £18.42 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-25.35% +10.16%

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
37 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.13% 6.94% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Median daily rate £395 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (83.33%) Malware Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (83.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (83.33%) Disk Encryption
2 10 (83.33%) Forensic Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (66.67%) SIEM
4 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Information Security
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 7 (58.33%) CCSA
4 7 (58.33%) GCIH
4 7 (58.33%) GCFA
4 7 (58.33%) MCP
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (58.33%) CEH
5 6 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) Big Data
6 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) HSRP
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VRRP
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Disk Encryption
2 10 (83.33%) Forensic Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (83.33%) Malware Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (66.67%) SIEM
4 7 (58.33%) Information Security
4 7 (58.33%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) CCSA
2 7 (58.33%) CEH
2 7 (58.33%) GCFA
2 7 (58.33%) GCIH
2 7 (58.33%) MCP
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk