The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 112 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing VPN 28 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.94% 0.34% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 2.84% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £305 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £305 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.89% -20.75%
VPN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
413 282 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 12.03% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 152 153
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.03% -59.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.60 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Yorkshire region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Yorkshire region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -19 11 £344 +12.70% 14
South Yorkshire -3 6 £242 - 9
North Yorkshire - 4 £275 - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (61.02%) Cisco
2 27 (45.76%) LAN
3 26 (44.07%) WAN
4 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.68%) Firewall
5 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (37.29%) CCNP
7 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
7 21 (35.59%) MPLS
8 17 (28.81%) Windows
9 16 (27.12%) BGP
10 15 (25.42%) OSPF
11 13 (22.03%) MS Office
12 12 (20.34%) VMware
13 11 (18.64%) CCIP
14 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
14 10 (16.95%) SSL
14 10 (16.95%) SAN
14 10 (16.95%) Internet
14 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.25%) CCNA
15 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (13.56%) CCIE
16 8 (13.56%) DHCP
16 8 (13.56%) DNS
16 8 (13.56%) Juniper
17 7 (11.86%) IPv4
17 7 (11.86%) IPv6
17 7 (11.86%) HP
17 7 (11.86%) Citrix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Lync
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) Jetty
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
1 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) LAN
2 26 (44.07%) WAN
3 24 (40.68%) Firewall
4 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
4 21 (35.59%) MPLS
5 16 (27.12%) BGP
6 15 (25.42%) OSPF
7 10 (16.95%) SAN
7 10 (16.95%) SSL
7 10 (16.95%) Internet
8 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (13.56%) DNS
9 8 (13.56%) DHCP
10 7 (11.86%) IPv4
10 7 (11.86%) IPv6
11 6 (10.17%) EIGRP
11 6 (10.17%) Wireless
12 5 (8.47%) Broadband
12 5 (8.47%) Network Security
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) PVCS
1 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.69%) JMeter
1 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Selenium
1 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.69%) FishEye
1 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.69%) Gradle
1 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Project Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.08%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Support
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) Java EE
2 1 (1.69%) jQuery
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.78%) DTV
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) PDA
4 3 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Tandem
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL
1 6 (10.17%) Service Management
1 6 (10.17%) Network Design
2 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
2 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Open Source
2 4 (6.78%) Project Management
2 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
2 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.08%) Change Management
3 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.08%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.39%) Information Security
5 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.69%) TDD
5 1 (1.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) PHP
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) C
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (37.29%) CCNP
3 11 (18.64%) CCIP
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 8 (13.56%) CCIE
6 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) CISSP
8 3 (5.08%) CCSP
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.39%) MCSE
9 2 (3.39%) MCSA
9 2 (3.39%) CCDP
9 2 (3.39%) Degree
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.69%) MCP
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) Squid
4 3 (5.08%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.39%) vCloud
5 2 (3.39%) NFS
6 1 (1.69%) Docker
6 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) Rsyslog
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.69%) Opsview
4 1 (1.69%) Graphite
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) VMware
4 8 (13.56%) Juniper
5 7 (11.86%) Citrix
5 7 (11.86%) HP
5 7 (11.86%) Brocade
6 5 (8.47%) F5
6 5 (8.47%) Adobe
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.78%) NetApp
7 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.78%) LANDesk
7 4 (6.78%) Remedy
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) BMC
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
9 2 (3.39%) Symantec
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