The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 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 for the Warwickshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.65% 2.62% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 13.64% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £294 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -53.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.89% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +34.92%
Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 16.50% 19.21% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 9
Average daily rate £375 £225 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -59.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £100 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £375 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Kenilworth - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing VPN 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 VPN.

1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Packet Switching
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing VPN 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 VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Packet Switching
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Deskside Support
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCVP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) Netezza
4 1 (14.29%) TippingPoint
4 1 (14.29%) RightScale
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) SAP