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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 103 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 19 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.91% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.12% 6.96% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £373 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £315 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £393 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +1.61%
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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
267 273 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.12% 13.01% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 161 104
Median daily rate £425 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 2
Median hourly rate £15.32 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.70% +153.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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

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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 28 June 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 -2 17 £375 - 4
Wakefield - 2 £375 -
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (80.49%) Cisco
2 24 (58.54%) BGP
2 24 (58.54%) Firewall
3 22 (53.66%) OSPF
4 18 (43.90%) WAN
5 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 16 (39.02%) Palo Alto
6 15 (36.59%) MPLS
7 14 (34.15%) LAN
7 14 (34.15%) Fortinet
8 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
10 11 (26.83%) CCNP
10 11 (26.83%) Juniper
10 11 (26.83%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) FTP
11 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
12 9 (21.95%) Sourcefire
12 9 (21.95%) JNCIS
12 9 (21.95%) Network Security
13 8 (19.51%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
13 8 (19.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (19.51%) Marketing
13 8 (19.51%) Programme Management
13 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
13 8 (19.51%) Electronics
13 8 (19.51%) 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) BGP
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 22 (53.66%) OSPF
3 18 (43.90%) WAN
4 15 (36.59%) MPLS
5 14 (34.15%) LAN
6 10 (24.39%) FTP
7 9 (21.95%) Network Security
8 8 (19.51%) Internet
8 8 (19.51%) IPv6
9 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) DNS
10 5 (12.20%) IPv4
10 5 (12.20%) SSL
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
11 4 (9.76%) FWSM
11 4 (9.76%) HSRP
11 4 (9.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Informix
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Electronics
2 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.51%) Marketing
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Expert
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) IVR
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
1 8 (19.51%) Programme Management
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) ERP
6 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) JNCIS
4 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) CCIE
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 3 (7.32%) MCITP
6 3 (7.32%) MCP
6 3 (7.32%) MCSA
6 3 (7.32%) MCSE
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.88%) CCDA
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) CCSP
8 1 (2.44%) CISSP
8 1 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) vCloud
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.32%) DameWare
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) Graphite
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Opsview
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) Palo Alto
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Fortinet
4 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (26.83%) Juniper
5 9 (21.95%) Sourcefire
6 8 (19.51%) SAP
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) F5
9 2 (4.88%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) ScanSafe
10 1 (2.44%) Acme Packet
10 1 (2.44%) EMC
10 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.44%) Polycom
10 1 (2.44%) Proofpoint
10 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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