The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 54 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.30% 2.30% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 11.43% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£444 £343 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.56% -21.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -41.50%
VPN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.00% 20.11% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 30
Average daily rate £313 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -51.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VPN
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Crawley -10 3 £450 +36.36% 1
Worthing - 2 £160 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) Rackspace
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (18.18%) PMBOK

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) iSeries
2 2 (18.18%) BYOD
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) PMBOK
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Rackspace
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat