The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 106 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing VPN 17 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.68% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 4.85% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Average daily rate £275 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £427 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.96 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% -29.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 309 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.56% 15.20% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 161 157
Average daily rate £375 £298 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 33
Average hourly rate £14.11 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
VPN
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 14 £275 -8.33% 6
South Yorkshire 0 2 £273 -37.56% 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) Cisco
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
4 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 15 (45.45%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
6 11 (33.33%) Wireless
7 10 (30.30%) NetApp
7 10 (30.30%) LAN
7 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
7 10 (30.30%) vSphere
8 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle
8 9 (27.27%) Citrix
9 8 (24.24%) HP
9 8 (24.24%) EMC
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) MySQL
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) IPsec
9 8 (24.24%) Data Management
9 8 (24.24%) XMPP
9 8 (24.24%) Xen
9 8 (24.24%) Lync
9 8 (24.24%) Master Data Management
9 8 (24.24%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Lync
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) nginx
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) CATIA
3 1 (3.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (33.33%) MPLS
3 11 (33.33%) Wireless
4 10 (30.30%) LAN
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) IPsec
6 7 (21.21%) VLAN
6 7 (21.21%) WAN
7 6 (18.18%) DHCP
7 6 (18.18%) VoIP
7 6 (18.18%) SAN
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 3 (9.09%) FWSM
8 3 (9.09%) OSPF
8 3 (9.09%) BGP
8 3 (9.09%) PBX
9 2 (6.06%) LDAP
9 2 (6.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Junior
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XMPP
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) HPUX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Data Management
1 8 (24.24%) Master Data Management
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) B2B
5 2 (6.06%) B2C
5 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
1 10 (30.30%) vSphere
2 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (24.24%) Xen
4 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.06%) Squid
7 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
1 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) NetApp
5 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) EMC
6 8 (24.24%) IBM
7 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
8 6 (18.18%) Juniper
9 3 (9.09%) NETGEAR
10 2 (6.06%) Symantec
10 2 (6.06%) Avaya
10 2 (6.06%) Aruba
10 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.03%) Verint
11 1 (3.03%) Lotus
11 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
11 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Fixed Term Contract
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