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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 76 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 1.10% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 9.82% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.40% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -3.77%
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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
191 163 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.64% 11.26% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 106
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.30 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £123.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
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 2 October 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 -8 4 £368 +13.07% 7
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Batley - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Knottingley - - - -
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) CCNA
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
7 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Lync
2 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) HSRP
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) HPUX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) BMC
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.25%) Verint
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
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