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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.96% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 6.06% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £508 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.96% +87.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.24%
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
51 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.25% 11.54% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 9
Average daily rate £325 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £314 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 4
Average hourly rate £26.85 £15.85 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.36% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £15.85 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 March 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
Warwick 0 2 £238 -53.20% 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) BT
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) CA
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Network Management
7 2 (20.00%) Junos
7 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (20.00%) ScanSafe
7 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) Junos
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) IPsec
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) DSL
7 1 (10.00%) X.21
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) PPP
7 1 (10.00%) ATM
7 1 (10.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) e-Health
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) BT
5 2 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) ScanSafe
6 1 (10.00%) McAfee
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Warwick, Warwickshire
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