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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.14% 2.15% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 15.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £501 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £358 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.48%
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
78 85 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.22% 14.05% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £375 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Median hourly rate £24.30 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.78 £12.90 £13.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.00 £16.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 1 £501 +45.60%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) 3G
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall

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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) 3G
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) ICMP
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) BYOD
2 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) BBC
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMBOK
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media