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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.53% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £125 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.89%

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
9 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.76% 9.66% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Median daily rate £450 £325 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £172 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £125 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft