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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 116 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing VPN 28 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.53% 5.82% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £363 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.11 £15.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -34.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -33.96%
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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
429 275 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.95% 10.71% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 154
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 33
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.21 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £26.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 14 £353 +28.18% 6
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 5
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (49.09%) LAN
1 27 (49.09%) WAN
2 26 (47.27%) Cisco
3 23 (41.82%) TCP/IP
4 22 (40.00%) Windows
5 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (38.18%) MPLS
6 20 (36.36%) CCNP
7 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
7 17 (30.91%) BGP
8 16 (29.09%) OSPF
9 15 (27.27%) MS Office
9 15 (27.27%) VMware
10 14 (25.45%) IPv4
10 14 (25.45%) IPv6
10 14 (25.45%) CCIP
11 13 (23.64%) SAN
11 13 (23.64%) Firewall
11 13 (23.64%) vCloud
12 12 (21.82%) Citrix
13 10 (18.18%) DNS
14 8 (14.55%) DHCP
14 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
14 8 (14.55%) PDA
14 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.73%) SSL
15 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.73%) Wireless
16 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) LAN
1 27 (49.09%) WAN
2 23 (41.82%) TCP/IP
3 21 (38.18%) MPLS
4 17 (30.91%) BGP
5 16 (29.09%) OSPF
6 14 (25.45%) IPv4
6 14 (25.45%) IPv6
7 13 (23.64%) SAN
7 13 (23.64%) Firewall
8 10 (18.18%) DNS
9 8 (14.55%) DHCP
10 7 (12.73%) SSL
10 7 (12.73%) Wireless
11 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
11 6 (10.91%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
11 6 (10.91%) FTP
11 6 (10.91%) SMTP
12 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.64%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
4 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) PDA
2 4 (7.27%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) CCTV
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.64%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
2 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.27%) Project Management
2 4 (7.27%) Software Deployment
3 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.45%) Service Management
3 3 (5.45%) Network Design
4 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.64%) BCP
4 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) Security Management
4 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.82%) Line Management
5 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) CCNP
3 14 (25.45%) CCIP
4 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) CCNA
6 3 (5.45%) MCP
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.64%) VCAP
7 2 (3.64%) VCP5
7 2 (3.64%) HND
7 2 (3.64%) MCSE
7 2 (3.64%) MCSA
7 2 (3.64%) CCDA
7 2 (3.64%) CCDP
7 2 (3.64%) CISSP
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.64%) CCSA
7 2 (3.64%) CCSE
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) vCloud
3 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) Terminal Server
6 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) Juniper
6 4 (7.27%) Adobe
7 3 (5.45%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.45%) Remedy
8 2 (3.64%) BMC
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Syncsort
8 2 (3.64%) Veeam
8 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) QNAP
9 1 (1.82%) Nokia
9 1 (1.82%) Lotus
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago