The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 27 25
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.03% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £95
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
- +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +1.61%
VPN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.86% 18.44% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £203 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £454 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire