The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.21% 1.55% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 9.09% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -44.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.89% -20.75%
VPN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.37% 17.03% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 20
Average daily rate £420 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £43.78 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.29% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 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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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
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) BT
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) BT
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec