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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing VPN 24 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 1.28% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 9.04% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 6
Average daily rate £323 £285 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.61 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.66%
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
396 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.61% 14.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.80 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 February 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

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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 17 £350 +27.27% 17
South Yorkshire -5 7 £150 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (63.33%) Cisco
2 32 (53.33%) Firewall
3 24 (40.00%) WAN
3 24 (40.00%) LAN
4 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (33.33%) VoIP
6 19 (31.67%) Windows
7 18 (30.00%) ITIL
7 18 (30.00%) MPLS
8 17 (28.33%) DNS
9 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
10 12 (20.00%) CCNP
10 12 (20.00%) OSPF
10 12 (20.00%) VLAN
10 12 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) CCNA
11 11 (18.33%) SLA
11 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.67%) Finance
12 10 (16.67%) CESG
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (15.00%) Wireless
13 9 (15.00%) BGP
13 9 (15.00%) HP
13 9 (15.00%) F5
14 8 (13.33%) HSRP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (6.67%) Lync
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) nginx
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Jetty
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.00%) Sage 200
3 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 24 (40.00%) LAN
2 24 (40.00%) WAN
3 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 20 (33.33%) VoIP
5 18 (30.00%) MPLS
6 17 (28.33%) DNS
7 12 (20.00%) OSPF
7 12 (20.00%) VLAN
8 9 (15.00%) BGP
8 9 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (15.00%) Wireless
9 8 (13.33%) HSRP
9 8 (13.33%) Network Security
10 7 (11.67%) Internet
10 7 (11.67%) IPv4
10 7 (11.67%) SSL
10 7 (11.67%) VRRP
11 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Informix
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) Redis
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) QlikView
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
2 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.67%) JConsole
3 1 (1.67%) JMeter
3 1 (1.67%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.67%) YourKit
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Electronics
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Games
6 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Procurement Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) IP Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (5.00%) LAMP
3 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) JMS
5 1 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (16.67%) CESG
3 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (10.00%) NHS
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Clustering
5 4 (6.67%) PKI
6 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.33%) PDA
8 1 (1.67%) IVR
8 1 (1.67%) Life Science
8 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.00%) Debian
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.33%) High Availability
7 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.67%) Network Design
8 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.00%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) CCNA
4 8 (13.33%) CCIE
5 7 (11.67%) CCDP
6 3 (5.00%) CCSP
6 3 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (3.33%) CISSP
7 2 (3.33%) MCITP
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.67%) CCDE
8 1 (1.67%) CCVP
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.67%) Varnish
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Cacti
1 4 (6.67%) Nagios
1 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.00%) Graphite
2 3 (5.00%) Opsview
2 3 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.67%) DameWare
4 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.67%) logstash
4 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Cisco
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) F5
3 9 (15.00%) HP
4 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 7 (11.67%) VMware
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.67%) SAP
7 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.00%) Meraki
8 3 (5.00%) Remedy
8 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.00%) Sage
8 3 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (3.33%) Bomgar
9 2 (3.33%) BT
9 2 (3.33%) Peregrine
9 2 (3.33%) Veritas
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