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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network (DMVPN)
Rank 582 594 563
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing DMVPN 38 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 13
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£421 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7831 7646 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.77% 13.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4478 4078 3617
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 18 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 31 July 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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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 -5 36 £425 +9.67%
London +9 16 £435 +33.84%
West Midlands - 9 £316 -
Shropshire - 7 £311 -
Telford - 6 £310 -
South East -8 4 £230 -22.68%
Midlands - 4 £320 -
City of London -7 3 £413 +26.92%
Marlow - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Leeds -24 2 £280 -13.84%
West Yorkshire -24 2 £280 -13.84%
Yorkshire -29 2 £280 -30.08%
North West - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £230 -
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -

DMVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (96.72%) Cisco
2 57 (93.44%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (88.52%) Cisco ASA
4 50 (81.97%) CCNP
5 45 (73.77%) F5
6 43 (70.49%) Firewall
7 42 (68.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 42 (68.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 39 (63.93%) WAN
9 38 (62.30%) BGP
10 37 (60.66%) CheckPoint
11 32 (52.46%) Blue Coat
12 31 (50.82%) MPLS
13 29 (47.54%) EIGRP
14 28 (45.90%) VoIP
14 28 (45.90%) WAN Optimisation
15 27 (44.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (44.26%) SolarWinds
16 26 (42.62%) BIG-IP
17 24 (39.34%) OSPF
18 23 (37.70%) Cisco IOS
18 23 (37.70%) Network Security
19 22 (36.07%) WLAN
19 22 (36.07%) Linux
20 19 (31.15%) BMC
20 19 (31.15%) Cisco CUCM
21 17 (27.87%) McAfee
22 16 (26.23%) CSS
22 16 (26.23%) VPN
22 16 (26.23%) Load Balancing

DMVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (88.52%) Cisco ASA
2 43 (70.49%) Firewall
3 42 (68.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 42 (68.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 39 (63.93%) WAN
5 38 (62.30%) BGP
6 31 (50.82%) MPLS
7 29 (47.54%) EIGRP
8 28 (45.90%) VoIP
9 27 (44.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (42.62%) BIG-IP
11 24 (39.34%) OSPF
12 23 (37.70%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (37.70%) Network Security
13 22 (36.07%) WLAN
14 16 (26.23%) VPN
15 15 (24.59%) Wireless
15 15 (24.59%) Spanning Tree
16 14 (22.95%) HSRP
16 14 (22.95%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.48%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Network Specialist
4 10 (16.39%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (16.39%) Security Specialist
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) CSS
2 11 (18.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Fat Client
1 10 (16.39%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) WAN Optimisation
2 16 (26.23%) Load Balancing
3 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.03%) Network Management
4 11 (18.03%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 8 (13.11%) Service Management
8 6 (9.84%) Network Design
8 6 (9.84%) Line Management
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
10 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.28%) DDoS Mitigation
12 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.64%) Change Management
12 1 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) VB
2 8 (13.11%) Lisp
3 4 (6.56%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (93.44%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (81.97%) CCNP
3 10 (16.39%) CCSE
3 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) CCDP
5 5 (8.20%) CCIE
6 3 (4.92%) CCNA
6 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (19.67%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (9.84%) OPNET
4 5 (8.20%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.64%) Netcool
5 1 (1.64%) Iperf
Vendors
1 59 (96.72%) Cisco
2 45 (73.77%) F5
3 37 (60.66%) CheckPoint
4 32 (52.46%) Blue Coat
5 27 (44.26%) SolarWinds
6 19 (31.15%) BMC
7 17 (27.87%) McAfee
8 16 (26.23%) Fortinet
9 13 (21.31%) HP
10 12 (19.67%) IBM
11 11 (18.03%) Infoblox
11 11 (18.03%) VMware
11 11 (18.03%) Riverbed
12 10 (16.39%) Imperva
12 10 (16.39%) Citrix
13 8 (13.11%) Motorola
14 7 (11.48%) TippingPoint
15 2 (3.28%) Juniper
16 1 (1.64%) Lotus
16 1 (1.64%) Microsoft