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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 112 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 36 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.13% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.86% 7.52% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 6
Median daily rate £425 £283 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% +0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.24% -0.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+107.01% -25.00%
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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
458 479 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.45% 15.01% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 304 162
Median daily rate £399 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.89% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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

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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

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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 25 August 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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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

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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 25 August 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 +20 26 £550 +60.00% 9
North Yorkshire +3 6 £425 +54.54% 2
South Yorkshire -16 2 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 38 (59.38%) Cisco
2 36 (56.25%) Firewall
3 30 (46.88%) Windows
4 26 (40.63%) VMware
5 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (32.81%) BGP
8 20 (31.25%) LAN
8 20 (31.25%) WAN
9 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (25.00%) DNS
11 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.44%) CCNP
11 15 (23.44%) OSPF
11 15 (23.44%) Palo Alto
12 14 (21.88%) SSL
12 14 (21.88%) Juniper
12 14 (21.88%) Network Security
12 14 (21.88%) Fortinet
13 13 (20.31%) Sourcefire
13 13 (20.31%) Internet
14 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
14 12 (18.75%) Public Cloud
14 12 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (17.19%) FTP
15 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
15 11 (17.19%) Unix
15 11 (17.19%) MPLS
15 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
15 11 (17.19%) TDD

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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 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (56.25%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) BGP
3 20 (31.25%) LAN
3 20 (31.25%) WAN
4 16 (25.00%) DNS
5 15 (23.44%) OSPF
6 14 (21.88%) Network Security
6 14 (21.88%) SSL
7 13 (20.31%) Internet
8 11 (17.19%) FTP
8 11 (17.19%) MPLS
9 9 (14.06%) Wireless
10 8 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
12 5 (7.81%) VLAN
13 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (6.25%) SNMP
13 4 (6.25%) VoIP
13 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Network Support
5 5 (7.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 8 (12.50%) Replication
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.69%) Clustering
6 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) IVR
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) PDA
7 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Unix
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Linux
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
1 11 (17.19%) TDD
2 10 (15.63%) Resource Management
3 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.50%) Release Management
4 7 (10.94%) Service Management
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.81%) Information Security
5 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.81%) Software Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.13%) C
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
3 2 (3.13%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.44%) CCNP
3 9 (14.06%) JNCIS
4 8 (12.50%) CCNA
5 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) CCDA
6 5 (7.81%) CCIE
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) CCDP
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.56%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) MCSA
9 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.81%) vCloud
5 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) XenApp
7 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Ansible
3 5 (7.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (6.25%) Nexpose
5 2 (3.13%) SCCM
5 2 (3.13%) WSUS
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.56%) DameWare
6 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.56%) Opsview
6 1 (1.56%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Cisco
2 26 (40.63%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) Palo Alto
4 14 (21.88%) Fortinet
4 14 (21.88%) Juniper
5 13 (20.31%) Sourcefire
6 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.81%) Symantec
9 4 (6.25%) ArcSight
9 4 (6.25%) F5
9 4 (6.25%) FireEye
9 4 (6.25%) GFI Software
9 4 (6.25%) HP
9 4 (6.25%) Intel Security
9 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
9 4 (6.25%) Rapid7
9 4 (6.25%) SAP
9 4 (6.25%) TippingPoint
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