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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 55 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.84% 2.56% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 21.82% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £413 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%

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
61 55 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.73% 11.75% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 74
Median daily rate £413 £365 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Median hourly rate £36.69 £15.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.56% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.84 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +4 3 £413 -13.15%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Virgin Media
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (30.00%) Apple

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) ADSL
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) BBC
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (10.00%) BYOD
4 1 (10.00%) iSeries
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
3 3 (30.00%) Virgin Media
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SAP