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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 107 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 33 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.18% 0.70% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 5.84% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 12
Average daily rate
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£340 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £363 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £17.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -52.30%
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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
393 291 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.00% 11.96% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 154 165
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.35 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.26% -37.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.00 £22.90 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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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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 -14 15 £373 +49.74% 10
North Yorkshire - 11 £293 -
Humberside - 1 £200 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 40 (66.67%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) LAN
3 32 (53.33%) WAN
4 31 (51.67%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (50.00%) CCNP
5 30 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 29 (48.33%) MPLS
7 25 (41.67%) BGP
7 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 24 (40.00%) OSPF
9 22 (36.67%) CCIP
10 18 (30.00%) Firewall
11 17 (28.33%) IPv4
11 17 (28.33%) IPv6
12 14 (23.33%) MS Office
12 14 (23.33%) Windows
13 13 (21.67%) vCloud
14 10 (16.67%) SSL
14 10 (16.67%) SAN
14 10 (16.67%) VMware
15 9 (15.00%) CCNA
15 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
15 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
16 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
16 8 (13.33%) Juniper
17 7 (11.67%) Wireless
17 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
17 7 (11.67%) Linux
17 7 (11.67%) Citrix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Office
2 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
1 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) LAN
2 32 (53.33%) WAN
3 30 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (48.33%) MPLS
5 25 (41.67%) BGP
6 24 (40.00%) OSPF
7 18 (30.00%) Firewall
8 17 (28.33%) IPv4
8 17 (28.33%) IPv6
9 10 (16.67%) SSL
9 10 (16.67%) SAN
10 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (11.67%) Wireless
12 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
12 5 (8.33%) Internet
13 4 (6.67%) Broadband
13 4 (6.67%) DNS
13 4 (6.67%) VRRP
13 4 (6.67%) HSRP
13 4 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (1.67%) Local Government
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.33%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) PDA
3 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (8.33%) Service Management
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL
2 4 (6.67%) Project Management
2 4 (6.67%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Network Design
3 3 (5.00%) Change Management
3 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) Security Management
4 2 (3.33%) Information Security
4 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.67%) Validation
5 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (50.00%) CCNP
3 22 (36.67%) CCIP
4 9 (15.00%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.00%) CCSP
7 3 (5.00%) CISSP
8 2 (3.33%) HND
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CCDP
8 2 (3.33%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) VCAP
9 1 (1.67%) VCP5
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) vCloud
2 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Squid
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.33%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
1 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (5.00%) Rsyslog
2 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) Opsview
3 1 (1.67%) Graphite
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Juniper
5 7 (11.67%) Citrix
6 4 (6.67%) Adobe
6 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.67%) Brocade
6 4 (6.67%) F5
7 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.00%) Remedy
7 3 (5.00%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle
8 2 (3.33%) BMC
8 2 (3.33%) NetApp
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
East Riding of Yorkshire
People Source
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago