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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 21 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 1.14% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.42% 9.16% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 11
Median daily rate £388 £425 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +97.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £11.50 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -21.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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
223 273 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.64% 12.42% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 171 159
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £17.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +17 17 £450 +3.15% 3
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) Firewall
3 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) VLAN
5 16 (35.56%) IPsec
5 16 (35.56%) F5
5 16 (35.56%) Palo Alto
6 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (33.33%) VMware
7 14 (31.11%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.67%) DNS
10 11 (24.44%) LAN
10 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
10 11 (24.44%) TDD
10 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (24.44%) Puppet
10 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (22.22%) Ansible
11 10 (22.22%) Akamai
11 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 10 (22.22%) Resource Management
11 10 (22.22%) .NET
11 10 (22.22%) WAN
11 10 (22.22%) MPLS
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (20.00%) CCNA

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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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) Firewall
2 19 (42.22%) VLAN
3 16 (35.56%) IPsec
4 12 (26.67%) DNS
5 11 (24.44%) LAN
6 10 (22.22%) MPLS
6 10 (22.22%) WAN
7 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (15.56%) BGP
9 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (8.89%) SSL
11 3 (6.67%) Network Security
11 3 (6.67%) SAN
11 3 (6.67%) VoIP
11 3 (6.67%) Wireless
12 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
12 2 (4.44%) IPv4
12 2 (4.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Legal
1 2 (4.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (17.78%) Public Cloud
2 8 (17.78%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) TDD
2 10 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Release Management
4 8 (17.78%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
5 7 (15.56%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) High Availability
7 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) CCDA
4 5 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) vCloud
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (24.44%) Puppet
2 10 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView
3 1 (2.22%) Opsview
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) F5
2 16 (35.56%) Palo Alto
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Akamai
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.22%) Adobe
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.22%) CommVault
9 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.22%) Mitel
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Progress