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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 104 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing VPN 19 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 0.70% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 5.24% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 20
Median daily rate £400 £320 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £180 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £10.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £9.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.70 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £18.42 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-25.35% +7.65%

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
333 382 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.18% 13.46% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 237 256
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +19 13 £400 +25.00% 13
North Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
South Yorkshire -1 2 £361 +140.83% 3
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 22 (50.00%) F5
4 19 (43.18%) IPsec
5 16 (36.36%) VLAN
5 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) LAN
9 10 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (20.45%) Akamai
10 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (20.45%) WAN
10 9 (20.45%) CCNA
10 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (18.18%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) Wireless
11 8 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (15.91%) CCNP
12 7 (15.91%) MPLS
12 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.64%) SSL
13 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.64%) OSPF
13 6 (13.64%) BGP
13 6 (13.64%) Juniper

VPN
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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Akamai
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) Firewall
2 19 (43.18%) IPsec
3 16 (36.36%) VLAN
4 11 (25.00%) LAN
5 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (20.45%) WAN
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (18.18%) Wireless
8 7 (15.91%) MPLS
8 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.64%) BGP
9 6 (13.64%) OSPF
9 6 (13.64%) SSL
10 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (6.82%) DNS
12 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
12 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Team Leader
3 8 (18.18%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (15.91%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Information Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.55%) Exchange Support
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) CatOS
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.36%) High Availability
4 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.82%) Information Security
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (6.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.82%) People Management
5 3 (6.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Perl
2 2 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CCNA
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.91%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCDA
3 2 (4.55%) CCIE
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.27%) Squid
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.27%) DameWare
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 22 (50.00%) F5
3 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) Juniper
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) VMware
7 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.82%) FireEye
8 3 (6.82%) GFI Software
8 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
8 3 (6.82%) Rapid7
8 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.82%) TippingPoint
8 3 (6.82%) Veeam
9 2 (4.55%) Nokia
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