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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 1.72% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 10.84% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £329 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +21.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
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
111 83 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.69% 15.87% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 59 38
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.18 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.52% -66.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 -16 1 £338 +3.84%
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) VLE
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Case Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
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