The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 54 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.39% - 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £108 - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £283
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.42 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-5.28% +0.98%
VPN
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.97% 17.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 20
Median daily rate £420 £275 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +40.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 2 £108 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Peregrine
3 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) WebEx
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) PDA
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Bomgar
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Peregrine
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft