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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 87 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 30 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.23% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.52% 6.35% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £143 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
352 252 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.43% 11.16% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 144 98
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.20 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +4 17 £275 +10.00% 8
South Yorkshire -1 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £238 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (54.00%) LAN
1 27 (54.00%) WAN
2 23 (46.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) Cisco
4 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (38.00%) MPLS
7 18 (36.00%) Firewall
7 18 (36.00%) VMware
8 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
10 15 (30.00%) SAN
11 14 (28.00%) OSPF
11 14 (28.00%) BGP
12 13 (26.00%) CCNP
12 13 (26.00%) MS Office
13 12 (24.00%) DNS
14 11 (22.00%) CCIP
14 11 (22.00%) IPv4
14 11 (22.00%) IPv6
14 11 (22.00%) ITIL
14 11 (22.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (22.00%) vCloud
15 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 10 (20.00%) DHCP
16 9 (18.00%) Wireless
16 9 (18.00%) Kalman Filter
17 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
17 8 (16.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (22.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) LAN
1 27 (54.00%) WAN
2 19 (38.00%) MPLS
3 18 (36.00%) Firewall
4 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (30.00%) SAN
6 14 (28.00%) OSPF
6 14 (28.00%) BGP
7 12 (24.00%) DNS
8 11 (22.00%) IPv4
8 11 (22.00%) IPv6
9 10 (20.00%) DHCP
10 9 (18.00%) Wireless
11 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
11 8 (16.00%) Internet
12 7 (14.00%) FTP
12 7 (14.00%) SMTP
12 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
12 7 (14.00%) iSCSI
12 7 (14.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Architect
4 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (4.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Technician
5 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Support
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.00%) PDA
2 4 (8.00%) CESG
3 2 (4.00%) CCTV
3 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) Security Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.00%) BCP
7 2 (4.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) SIEM
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCIP
4 7 (14.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.00%) VCAP
6 2 (4.00%) VCP5
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) CCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCSE
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.00%) HND
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCDA
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) vCloud
3 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 6 (12.00%) Dell
7 5 (10.00%) Nokia
8 4 (8.00%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Syncsort
9 2 (4.00%) Veeam
9 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.00%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.00%) Draytek
10 1 (2.00%) Mitel
10 1 (2.00%) Brocade
10 1 (2.00%) Lotus
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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