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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 20 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.07% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 4.17% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £189 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -21.05%
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Yorkshire

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
265 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.18% 9.12% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 82 70
Average daily rate £330 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £94.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +2 12 £251 +11.66% 6
Wakefield - 2 £275 -
Halifax -2 1 £275 +22.22% 1
Heckmondwike - - - -
Bradford - - - -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (67.86%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) VMware
4 14 (50.00%) DNS
5 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 13 (46.43%) SAN
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
6 12 (42.86%) DHCP
7 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (35.71%) LAN
8 10 (35.71%) ITIL
9 9 (32.14%) MS Office
9 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco
9 9 (32.14%) WAN
10 8 (28.57%) Ethernet
10 8 (28.57%) Citrix
10 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
10 8 (28.57%) vSphere
11 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
11 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (25.00%) MPLS
11 7 (25.00%) FTP
11 7 (25.00%) SMTP
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 6 (21.43%) MSI
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (21.43%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (46.43%) SAN
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 12 (42.86%) DHCP
4 10 (35.71%) LAN
5 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 8 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (25.00%) MPLS
7 7 (25.00%) FTP
7 7 (25.00%) SMTP
8 6 (21.43%) RTSP
9 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) HSRP
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.71%) Wireless
10 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.71%) IPsec
10 3 (10.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support
4 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) PDA
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) CCTV
4 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.86%) Software Deployment
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) BCP
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) SIEM
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) CCDA
3 2 (7.14%) CCDP
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCSA
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) CCSE
3 2 (7.14%) VCAP
3 2 (7.14%) VCP5
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCSP
4 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 6 (21.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) BMC
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) Remedy
7 2 (7.14%) Syncsort
8 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.57%) Nokia
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago