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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.19% 0.84% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 4.50% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £302 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +2.18%
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
129 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.04% 18.75% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 80 53
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £20.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £15.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £44.90 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Crawley - 7 £475 -
East Grinstead - 1 £325 -
Worthing - 1 £135 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 10 (47.62%) F5
5 8 (38.10%) REST
5 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
5 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) Tcl
5 8 (38.10%) ICMP
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) FTP
5 8 (38.10%) HTTP
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) HTTPS
5 8 (38.10%) SSL
5 8 (38.10%) LDAP
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
5 8 (38.10%) BIG-IP
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) Mobile Computing

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) BIG-IP
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (38.10%) FTP
2 8 (38.10%) HTTP
2 8 (38.10%) HTTPS
2 8 (38.10%) ICMP
2 8 (38.10%) LDAP
2 8 (38.10%) SSL
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) ADSL
5 1 (4.76%) Broadband
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Network Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) REST
1 8 (38.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (14.29%) BYOD
4 3 (14.29%) iSeries
4 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Tcl
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) F5
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Panasonic