The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.65% 1.31% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 9.52% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +30.76%
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.27% 13.73% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 17
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £50.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.50% +277.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £25.70 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 2 - - 7
Barnsley - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) HACMP
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
1 2 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (25.00%) GPFS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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Rate: £275 - £300 Per Day per day (Ltd Co. basis)
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