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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing VPN 27 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 5.43% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 9
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£285 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.61% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.11 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -13.15%
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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
371 276 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.43% 11.80% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 168 103
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 33
Average hourly rate £17.11 £13.30 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £112.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -8 12 £300 +16.50% 14
South Yorkshire -6 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £238 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (52.08%) LAN
2 24 (50.00%) WAN
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 21 (43.75%) MPLS
5 19 (39.58%) Cisco
6 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (33.33%) CCNP
7 16 (33.33%) OSPF
7 16 (33.33%) BGP
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (33.33%) VMware
8 15 (31.25%) MS Office
8 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 14 (29.17%) CCIP
9 14 (29.17%) SAN
9 14 (29.17%) IPv4
9 14 (29.17%) IPv6
9 14 (29.17%) vCloud
10 12 (25.00%) Firewall
11 11 (22.92%) DNS
12 10 (20.83%) Citrix
13 9 (18.75%) DHCP
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
14 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 7 (14.58%) FTP
15 7 (14.58%) SMTP
15 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
15 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) LAN
2 24 (50.00%) WAN
3 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 21 (43.75%) MPLS
5 16 (33.33%) OSPF
5 16 (33.33%) BGP
6 14 (29.17%) SAN
6 14 (29.17%) IPv4
6 14 (29.17%) IPv6
7 12 (25.00%) Firewall
8 11 (22.92%) DNS
9 9 (18.75%) DHCP
10 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 7 (14.58%) FTP
11 7 (14.58%) SMTP
11 7 (14.58%) Wireless
11 7 (14.58%) iSCSI
11 7 (14.58%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (12.50%) RTSP
12 6 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) PDA
2 2 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Project Management
1 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
3 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.25%) Service Management
4 3 (6.25%) Network Design
4 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.17%) BCP
5 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) Security Management
5 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNP
3 14 (29.17%) CCIP
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) MCP
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.17%) VCP5
6 2 (4.17%) VCAP
6 2 (4.17%) CCSE
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.17%) CCSA
6 2 (4.17%) HND
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) MCSA
6 2 (4.17%) CCDA
6 2 (4.17%) CCDP
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCSP
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) vCloud
3 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.50%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Adobe
4 4 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Remedy
5 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.17%) Veeam
6 2 (4.17%) Syncsort
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) Brocade
7 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
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