The table below looks at the statistics for DMVPN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMVPN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network (DMVPN)
Rank 543 534 536
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing DMVPN 40 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.039% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.30% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 3
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£400 £420 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7445 6341 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.17% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3362 3334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 371 626
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

DMVPN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMVPN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMVPN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DMVPN
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMVPN within the UK.

DMVPN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DMVPN
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMVPN within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DMVPN Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DMVPN
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMVPN within the UK.

DMVPN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DMVPN
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMVPN within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
England +3 40 £400 -4.76% 3
London +12 18 £394 - 1
Yorkshire +9 17 £401 +3.35% 1
City of London - 17 £400 - 1
York +20 15 £401 +3.35%
North Yorkshire +17 15 £401 +3.35%
Leeds - 2 £313 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
South East -4 1 £400 +23.07%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Telford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

DMVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DMVPN 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 DMVPN.

1 74 (90.24%) Cisco
2 73 (89.02%) BGP
3 69 (84.15%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (82.93%) Firewall
5 64 (78.05%) OSPF
6 63 (76.83%) CCNP
7 49 (59.76%) VPN
8 44 (53.66%) DNS
9 39 (47.56%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (46.34%) Blue Coat
10 38 (46.34%) EIGRP
11 36 (43.90%) Linux
12 35 (42.68%) DHCP
12 35 (42.68%) CheckPoint
13 34 (41.46%) TCP/IP
13 34 (41.46%) HSRP
14 32 (39.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 32 (39.02%) F5
15 31 (37.80%) VMware
16 30 (36.59%) CCSE
17 29 (35.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 28 (34.15%) Cisco IOS
19 27 (32.93%) BIG-IP
19 27 (32.93%) SNMP
19 27 (32.93%) E-Commerce
19 27 (32.93%) VRRP
19 27 (32.93%) Infoblox
19 27 (32.93%) Imperva
19 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (31.71%) Thin Client

DMVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DMVPN 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 DMVPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (89.02%) BGP
2 68 (82.93%) Firewall
3 64 (78.05%) OSPF
4 49 (59.76%) VPN
5 44 (53.66%) DNS
6 39 (47.56%) Cisco ASA
7 38 (46.34%) EIGRP
8 35 (42.68%) DHCP
9 34 (41.46%) TCP/IP
9 34 (41.46%) HSRP
10 32 (39.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 29 (35.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 28 (34.15%) Cisco IOS
13 27 (32.93%) BIG-IP
13 27 (32.93%) SNMP
13 27 (32.93%) VRRP
14 26 (31.71%) Network Security
14 26 (31.71%) NetScreen
15 25 (30.49%) PPP
16 22 (26.83%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Network Security Specialist
1 26 (31.71%) Network Specialist
1 26 (31.71%) Security Specialist
2 22 (26.83%) Network Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Cisco Support
4 11 (13.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Network Support
6 7 (8.54%) Network Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (1.22%) Wintel Consultant
9 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Thin Client
1 26 (31.71%) Fat Client
2 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (23.17%) FlexPod
4 7 (8.54%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) UNIX
3 14 (17.07%) Windows
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) E-Commerce
2 21 (25.61%) Change Management
3 19 (23.17%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.98%) Line Management
4 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.54%) High Availability
6 7 (8.54%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (8.54%) Information Assurance
6 7 (8.54%) ISMS
7 6 (7.32%) Network Design
7 6 (7.32%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (4.88%) ITIL
9 3 (3.66%) Project Management
9 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.66%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (2.44%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.44%) Migration
10 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) Perl
2 18 (21.95%) C
3 7 (8.54%) R
4 4 (4.88%) Lisp
5 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (84.15%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (76.83%) CCNP
3 30 (36.59%) CCSE
4 22 (26.83%) CCIE
5 14 (17.07%) CCNA
6 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.32%) CCDP
7 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.88%) MCP
9 3 (3.66%) CCSA
10 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.44%) MCSE
10 2 (2.44%) MCSA
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.44%) CCDA
10 2 (2.44%) CISSP
10 2 (2.44%) VCAP
10 2 (2.44%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (23.17%) RANCID
1 19 (23.17%) OpenNMS
2 4 (4.88%) OPNET
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (90.24%) Cisco
2 38 (46.34%) Blue Coat
3 35 (42.68%) CheckPoint
4 32 (39.02%) F5
5 31 (37.80%) VMware
6 27 (32.93%) Infoblox
6 27 (32.93%) Imperva
7 26 (31.71%) Citrix
8 22 (26.83%) HP
9 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.88%) TippingPoint
10 4 (4.88%) BMC
10 4 (4.88%) Motorola
11 3 (3.66%) Juniper
12 2 (2.44%) NetApp
12 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.22%) Nokia
13 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds