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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 108 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing VPN 23 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 5.81% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £119 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.68 £29.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.37% +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.10% -21.05%
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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
404 258 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.24% 11.43% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 149 104
Average daily rate £370 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 +3 20 £275 +22.22% 6
South Yorkshire -8 2 £325 +8.33% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 15 (39.47%) WAN
4 15 (39.47%) LAN
5 14 (36.84%) DNS
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 14 (36.84%) Cisco
5 14 (36.84%) SAN
6 12 (31.58%) DHCP
6 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (28.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
8 9 (23.68%) Citrix
8 9 (23.68%) MS Office
9 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
9 8 (21.05%) CCNA
9 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
9 8 (21.05%) Internet
9 8 (21.05%) MPLS
9 8 (21.05%) Wireless
9 8 (21.05%) vSphere
10 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (18.42%) iSCSI
10 7 (18.42%) IP Telephony

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
1 11 (28.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) WAN
2 15 (39.47%) LAN
3 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 14 (36.84%) SAN
4 12 (31.58%) DHCP
5 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
5 8 (21.05%) Internet
5 8 (21.05%) MPLS
5 8 (21.05%) Wireless
6 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (18.42%) iSCSI
6 7 (18.42%) IP Telephony
6 7 (18.42%) FTP
6 7 (18.42%) SMTP
7 6 (15.79%) RTSP
7 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Support
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 6 (15.79%) PDA
2 4 (10.53%) CESG
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) CCTV
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
2 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Fedora
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.53%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) BCP
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM
8 1 (2.63%) High Availability
8 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCDA
4 2 (5.26%) CCDP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCSA
4 2 (5.26%) CCSE
4 2 (5.26%) VCP5
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.26%) VCAP
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
4 8 (21.05%) vSphere
5 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.63%) vCloud
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.79%) Dell
7 5 (13.16%) Nokia
8 4 (10.53%) NetApp
8 4 (10.53%) SonicWALL
9 3 (7.89%) Symantec
10 2 (5.26%) Remedy
10 2 (5.26%) BMC
10 2 (5.26%) HP
10 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
10 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
10 2 (5.26%) Syncsort
10 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (2.63%) Draytek
11 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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