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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.62% 3.45% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 22.86% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £508 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.00% +13.63%
Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.49% 15.09% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Average daily rate £413 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £377 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% -18.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -1 1 £508 -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Studley - - - -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Packet Switching
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) RightScale
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Packet Switching
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (50.00%) RightScale
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace