Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 50 67
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.29% 1.27% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 8.33% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Cambridge median daily rate £200 £195 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -44.29% +7.69%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £231 £160 £350
% change year-on-year +44.53% -54.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.94% +26.92% -42.22%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 164 96 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.60% 15.19% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 21 75
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +6.87%
10th Percentile £185 £325 £192
90th Percentile £411 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £39.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +21.15% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22.40 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.25 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.90% +9.72% +42.57%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cambridge

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (11.11%) Core Data
6 1 (11.11%) vMotion
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware