The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 114 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.42% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 3.85% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 16
Average daily rate
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£306 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £305 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £305 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% -35.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
300 182 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.32% 10.81% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 100 127
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Leeds -29 7 £313 +2.45% 9
Bradford -16 1 - - 1
Halifax - 1 - -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Internet
5 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) OSPF
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) CCNP
7 6 (24.00%) BGP
7 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 6 (24.00%) VRRP
7 6 (24.00%) HSRP
7 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (24.00%) vSphere
7 6 (24.00%) F5
8 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (20.00%) CCIE
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Internet
3 7 (28.00%) MPLS
3 7 (28.00%) OSPF
3 7 (28.00%) SAN
4 6 (24.00%) VRRP
4 6 (24.00%) HSRP
4 6 (24.00%) BGP
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.00%) FWSM
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.00%) DMZ
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) PDA
3 3 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (8.00%) DTV
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNP
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCIE
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.00%) CCSP
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCIP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.00%) Opsview
2 2 (8.00%) Graphite
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (24.00%) F5
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) Brocade
6 4 (16.00%) NetApp
7 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 2 (8.00%) SAP
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba
9 1 (4.00%) Meraki
9 1 (4.00%) Adobe
9 1 (4.00%) Juniper
9 1 (4.00%) BMC
9 1 (4.00%) Symantec
9 1 (4.00%) Remedy
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