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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 98 110 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 27 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.15% 4.80% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.41%
VPN
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
266 250 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.10% 11.68% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 151 110
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Median hourly rate £13.13 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £18.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Leeds +18 25 £400 +6.66% 6
Wakefield - 2 £375 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 34 (66.67%) Cisco
2 26 (50.98%) Firewall
3 25 (49.02%) VMware
4 24 (47.06%) BGP
5 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (41.18%) OSPF
7 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
7 19 (37.25%) Windows
7 19 (37.25%) WAN
8 16 (31.37%) Palo Alto
9 15 (29.41%) MPLS
9 15 (29.41%) LAN
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (27.45%) Fortinet
11 13 (25.49%) CCNP
11 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
11 13 (25.49%) Programme Management
12 11 (21.57%) Juniper
12 11 (21.57%) DNS
13 10 (19.61%) FTP
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
13 10 (19.61%) Network Security
14 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
14 9 (17.65%) Sourcefire
14 9 (17.65%) JNCIS
14 9 (17.65%) Public Cloud
14 9 (17.65%) Finance
14 9 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
15 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
15 8 (15.69%) Telecoms

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) BGP
3 21 (41.18%) OSPF
4 19 (37.25%) WAN
5 15 (29.41%) LAN
5 15 (29.41%) MPLS
6 11 (21.57%) DNS
7 10 (19.61%) FTP
7 10 (19.61%) Network Security
8 8 (15.69%) Internet
9 7 (13.73%) IPv6
10 5 (9.80%) SSL
10 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (7.84%) EIGRP
11 4 (7.84%) FWSM
11 4 (7.84%) IPv4
11 4 (7.84%) SAN
11 4 (7.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Informix
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Redis
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Hudson
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.73%) Electronics
3 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.73%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IP Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.96%) IVR
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Programme Management
2 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 8 (15.69%) TDD
4 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (13.73%) Resource Management
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Service Management
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (9.80%) Network Design
6 5 (9.80%) Release Management
7 4 (7.84%) High Availability
7 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.84%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.88%) Perl
3 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCNP
3 9 (17.65%) JNCIS
4 5 (9.80%) CCIE
4 5 (9.80%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.88%) CCDA
6 3 (5.88%) MCITP
6 3 (5.88%) MCP
6 3 (5.88%) MCSA
6 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) CCSP
8 1 (1.96%) CISSP
8 1 (1.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) vCloud
5 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Ansible
3 4 (7.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (5.88%) DameWare
4 3 (5.88%) SCCM
5 2 (3.92%) Opsview
5 2 (3.92%) WSUS
6 1 (1.96%) Cacti
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.96%) Graphite
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Cisco
2 25 (49.02%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Palo Alto
4 14 (27.45%) Fortinet
5 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
6 11 (21.57%) Juniper
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) Sourcefire
9 7 (13.73%) SAP
10 4 (7.84%) Citrix
11 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.92%) F5
12 2 (3.92%) HP
12 2 (3.92%) NetApp
12 2 (3.92%) ScanSafe
13 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
13 1 (1.96%) Polycom
13 1 (1.96%) Qualys
13 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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