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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 104 98 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing VPN 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.90% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 7.30% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
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£281 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.92 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.29% -3.31%
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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
274 274 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.36% 12.33% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 157 179
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 29
Average hourly rate £13.88 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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 -9 8 £336 +3.46% 13
South Yorkshire +7 5 £275 +57.14% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Firewall
4 14 (46.67%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
6 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Wireless
8 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (26.67%) HP
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) IP Telephony
10 7 (23.33%) NetApp
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 7 (23.33%) Internet
10 7 (23.33%) MPLS
10 7 (23.33%) MySQL
10 7 (23.33%) LAN
10 7 (23.33%) vSphere
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (23.33%) VLAN
10 7 (23.33%) Xen
11 6 (20.00%) Master Data Management
11 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (36.67%) Wireless
3 8 (26.67%) IP Telephony
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) LAN
4 7 (23.33%) Internet
4 7 (23.33%) MPLS
4 7 (23.33%) VLAN
5 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (16.67%) DHCP
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
9 2 (6.67%) LDAP
9 2 (6.67%) HTTP
9 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support
3 3 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XMPP
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) HPUX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Fedora
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 6 (20.00%) Data Management
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Line Management
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Data Security
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (23.33%) vSphere
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) Xen
4 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) qmail
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) HP
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) NetApp
6 6 (20.00%) EMC
6 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 5 (16.67%) IBM
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) Nokia
8 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
9 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (6.67%) Remedy
9 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
9 2 (6.67%) BMC
9 2 (6.67%) JBoss
10 1 (3.33%) Adobe
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £22000 - £24000 per annum + expensed BMW or @3k car allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago