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 3 months to 23 June 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10  
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 0.17% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 1.30% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Median daily rate £200 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 - £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% +26.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 77 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.41% 13.07% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 55
Median daily rate £290 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £333 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £625 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 27
Median hourly rate £21.44 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.35% +95.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £37.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

VPN
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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +14 8 £162 -
Huntingdon - 1 £380 - 2
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) DHCP
4 8 (40.00%) Apple
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (35.00%) Office 365
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
7 5 (25.00%) Office Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (20.00%) Remedy
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) WAN
9 3 (15.00%) CCNP
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7

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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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) WebEx
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Office Automation
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (15.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Apple
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Aruba
7 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) VMware
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
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