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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.39% 0.64% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 6.06% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £508 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.96% +95.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.18%
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
46 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.78% 10.61% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 9
Average daily rate £325 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £508 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 7
Average hourly rate £26.85 £15.85 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.36% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £30.37 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 20 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Warwick - - - -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) BT
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) CA
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (20.00%) ScanSafe
6 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
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 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
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
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) BT
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) ScanSafe
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft