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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 112 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 27 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 1.09% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 7.38% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 7
Median daily rate £350 £316 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £347 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.42 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +0.98%
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
395 420 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.91% 14.75% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 265 161
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £117.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 22 £350 -4.76% 13
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 30 (62.50%) Firewall
3 24 (50.00%) OSPF
4 22 (45.83%) BGP
5 20 (41.67%) WAN
5 20 (41.67%) LAN
6 16 (33.33%) Windows
7 15 (31.25%) Palo Alto
8 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (29.17%) VMware
9 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
9 13 (27.08%) CCNP
9 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
9 13 (27.08%) Fortinet
10 12 (25.00%) MPLS
11 11 (22.92%) Finance
11 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.92%) Juniper
11 11 (22.92%) ITIL
11 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (20.83%) FTP
13 9 (18.75%) Internet
13 9 (18.75%) Sourcefire
13 9 (18.75%) JNCIS
14 8 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (16.67%) Marketing
14 8 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
14 8 (16.67%) Electronics
14 8 (16.67%) Telecoms

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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) OSPF
3 22 (45.83%) BGP
4 20 (41.67%) LAN
4 20 (41.67%) WAN
5 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
6 12 (25.00%) MPLS
7 10 (20.83%) FTP
8 9 (18.75%) Internet
9 8 (16.67%) IPv6
9 8 (16.67%) SSL
10 7 (14.58%) IPv4
10 7 (14.58%) Network Security
11 6 (12.50%) DNS
11 6 (12.50%) HSRP
11 6 (12.50%) VRRP
12 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.42%) Wireless
13 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (8.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Informix
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Electronics
2 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (16.67%) Marketing
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) IP Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.08%) LAMP
1 1 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
3 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) PDA
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Unix
5 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Computer Security
5 4 (8.33%) High Availability
5 4 (8.33%) Network Design
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.33%) SIEM
5 4 (8.33%) Use Case
6 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 9 (18.75%) JNCIS
4 5 (10.42%) CCIE
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.25%) MCITP
6 3 (6.25%) MCP
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (4.17%) CCDP
7 2 (4.17%) CCSP
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) CCDE
8 1 (2.08%) CCVP
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.33%) vCloud
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) DameWare
1 3 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Cacti
3 1 (2.08%) Graphite
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) Opsview
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) Palo Alto
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
4 13 (27.08%) Fortinet
5 11 (22.92%) Juniper
6 9 (18.75%) Sourcefire
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) SAP
8 6 (12.50%) HP
9 4 (8.33%) F5
10 3 (6.25%) Citrix
10 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.17%) Meraki
11 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
12 1 (2.08%) Acme Packet
12 1 (2.08%) Bomgar
12 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
12 1 (2.08%) Proofpoint
12 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
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