The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 107 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing VPN 39 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.35% 1.09% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 7.98% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 1
Median daily rate £413 £345 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +13.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.41%
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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
431 401 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.94% 13.60% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 251 151
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +69.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £183.75 £24.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
West Yorkshire +21 28 £400 +6.66% 12
North Yorkshire -6 5 £425 +49.77% 2
South Yorkshire -3 4 £438 +303.26% 1
East Yorkshire -2 1 - -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 35 (53.03%) Firewall
3 28 (42.42%) Windows
4 27 (40.91%) BGP
5 25 (37.88%) VMware
6 22 (33.33%) LAN
6 22 (33.33%) WAN
6 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (31.82%) OSPF
8 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (25.76%) CCNP
9 17 (25.76%) MPLS
10 16 (24.24%) Palo Alto
11 14 (21.21%) Programme Management
11 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 14 (21.21%) Juniper
11 14 (21.21%) Network Security
11 14 (21.21%) Fortinet
12 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
12 13 (19.70%) Finance
12 13 (19.70%) Internet
13 12 (18.18%) SSL
13 12 (18.18%) DNS
13 12 (18.18%) Sourcefire
14 10 (15.15%) FTP
14 10 (15.15%) Unix
14 10 (15.15%) ITIL
15 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
15 9 (13.64%) JNCIS

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Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) Firewall
2 27 (40.91%) BGP
3 22 (33.33%) LAN
3 22 (33.33%) WAN
4 21 (31.82%) OSPF
5 17 (25.76%) MPLS
6 14 (21.21%) Network Security
7 13 (19.70%) Internet
8 12 (18.18%) DNS
8 12 (18.18%) SSL
9 10 (15.15%) FTP
10 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.12%) Wireless
11 7 (10.61%) IPv6
12 5 (7.58%) VLAN
13 4 (6.06%) FWSM
13 4 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (6.06%) SAN
13 4 (6.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Informix
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) QlikView
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) Redis
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.12%) Electronics
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.12%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Security Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Network Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Network Support
6 4 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (7.58%) Replication
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.52%) IVR
5 1 (1.52%) PDA
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.52%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.12%) Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Programme Management
2 10 (15.15%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (12.12%) TDD
5 7 (10.61%) Resource Management
6 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.09%) Service Management
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.58%) Network Design
7 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.58%) Release Management
8 4 (6.06%) Computer Security
8 4 (6.06%) Information Security
8 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.55%) Perl
3 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.76%) CCNP
3 9 (13.64%) JNCIS
4 7 (10.61%) CCNA
5 6 (9.09%) CCIE
5 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) CCDA
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.55%) MCITP
8 3 (4.55%) MCP
8 3 (4.55%) MCSA
8 3 (4.55%) MCSE
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.03%) Degree
10 1 (1.52%) CCDP
10 1 (1.52%) CCSP
10 1 (1.52%) CISSP
10 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.58%) vCloud
4 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.03%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Ansible
3 4 (6.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (4.55%) DameWare
4 3 (4.55%) Nexpose
4 3 (4.55%) SCCM
5 2 (3.03%) Opsview
5 2 (3.03%) WSUS
6 1 (1.52%) Cacti
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.52%) Graphite
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.52%) SCOM
6 1 (1.52%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 25 (37.88%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) Palo Alto
4 14 (21.21%) Fortinet
4 14 (21.21%) Juniper
4 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
6 12 (18.18%) Sourcefire
7 8 (12.12%) SAP
8 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.58%) F5
9 4 (6.06%) Citrix
9 4 (6.06%) HP
9 4 (6.06%) Symantec
10 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
10 3 (4.55%) GFI Software
10 3 (4.55%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.55%) Rapid7
10 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.55%) TippingPoint
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