The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network (DMVPN)
Rank 572 547 555
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing DMVPN 17 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
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£381 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7573 6986 8979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.87% 13.66% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3623 3957
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 467 692
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 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
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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 -7 16 £388 +14.81% 4
Yorkshire +9 8 £401 +23.23% 1
York - 6 £401 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £401 -
London - 5 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 2 £325 - 1
Leeds -3 2 £325 - 1
South East -8 2 £298 -15.00% 1
East of England -35 1 £388 -6.06%
City of London - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromsgrove - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

DMVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 46 (90.20%) Cisco
1 46 (90.20%) CCNP
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (86.27%) Firewall
3 42 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (78.43%) Blue Coat
5 39 (76.47%) CheckPoint
5 39 (76.47%) BGP
6 35 (68.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 34 (66.67%) F5
8 33 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 32 (62.75%) OSPF
10 31 (60.78%) DNS
10 31 (60.78%) BIG-IP
11 29 (56.86%) VMware
11 29 (56.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (56.86%) Linux
12 27 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (50.98%) Network Security
13 26 (50.98%) DHCP
14 25 (49.02%) E-Commerce
14 25 (49.02%) Citrix
14 25 (49.02%) Thin Client
14 25 (49.02%) NetScreen
14 25 (49.02%) Fat Client
14 25 (49.02%) Infoblox
14 25 (49.02%) Imperva
14 25 (49.02%) CCSE
15 22 (43.14%) WAN
16 20 (39.22%) MPLS

DMVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 44 (86.27%) Firewall
2 42 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (76.47%) BGP
4 35 (68.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 33 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 32 (62.75%) OSPF
7 31 (60.78%) BIG-IP
7 31 (60.78%) DNS
8 27 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
9 26 (50.98%) Network Security
9 26 (50.98%) DHCP
10 25 (49.02%) NetScreen
11 22 (43.14%) WAN
12 20 (39.22%) MPLS
13 16 (31.37%) VPN
14 12 (23.53%) VoIP
14 12 (23.53%) IPsec
15 10 (19.61%) EIGRP
15 10 (19.61%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (13.73%) HSRP
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Network Specialist
2 25 (49.02%) Network Security Specialist
2 25 (49.02%) Security Specialist
3 11 (21.57%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Network Support
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Design Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
9 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (1.96%) Network Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Thin Client
1 25 (49.02%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) E-Commerce
2 13 (25.49%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
4 7 (13.73%) Network Management
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
4 7 (13.73%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (11.76%) Network Design
5 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.80%) Information Assurance
6 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) ISMS
7 4 (7.84%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (7.84%) High Availability
8 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) C
2 2 (3.92%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (90.20%) CCNP
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (49.02%) CCSE
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) CCDP
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) OPNET
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 40 (78.43%) Blue Coat
3 39 (76.47%) CheckPoint
4 34 (66.67%) F5
5 29 (56.86%) VMware
6 25 (49.02%) Citrix
6 25 (49.02%) Infoblox
6 25 (49.02%) Imperva
7 14 (27.45%) HP
8 8 (15.69%) McAfee
8 8 (15.69%) Fortinet
9 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
10 5 (9.80%) BT
11 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.88%) BMC
12 2 (3.92%) Motorola
12 2 (3.92%) Juniper
12 2 (3.92%) TOWER Software
12 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
12 2 (3.92%) Riverbed