Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 December 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 90 67
Rank change year-on-year +33 -23 +19
Contract jobs citing VPN 23 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 0.93% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 4.85% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £434 £206 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.30% +28.91% -54.29%
10th Percentile £341 £156 £132
90th Percentile £482 £257 £190
East of England median daily rate £338 £320 £315
% change year-on-year +5.47% +1.59% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £16.18 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.94% +26.92%
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.73 £16.50
% change year-on-year -17.36% -4.67% +17.86%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 207 268 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.29% 19.21% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 111 37
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £369 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £248 £170 £201
90th Percentile £476 £475 £510
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £368
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.49% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 57 34
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £19.30 £16.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.68 £49.75 £67.38
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -54.17% +2.86% +19.74%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 11 £434 +189.17% 1
Peterborough +15 2 £275 +4.76% 2
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) API Integration
4 8 (34.78%) Data Encryption
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) Line Management
5 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
5 7 (30.43%) Docker
5 7 (30.43%) High Availability
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (26.09%) HTTP
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (26.09%) REST
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (26.09%) Microservices
7 5 (21.74%) Kibana
7 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (21.74%) Big Data
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) GroupWise
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Serverless
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (26.09%) HTTP
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) L2TP
5 2 (8.70%) OpenVPN
5 2 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Broadband
6 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
6 1 (4.35%) Skype
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) LAMP
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) boto
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) YAML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) New Media
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) API Integration
1 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (34.78%) Data Encryption
2 8 (34.78%) Line Management
3 7 (30.43%) High Availability
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Microservices
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) DRM
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (21.74%) Kibana
3 2 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Prometheus
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Salt
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec