Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 69 93
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24 -16
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.86% 1.16% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 9.35% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £231 £160 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.53% -54.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £206 £132 £233
90th Percentile £262 £190 £438
East of England median daily rate £260 £270 £328
% change year-on-year -3.70% -17.56% -7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +26.92% -42.22%
East of England median hourly rate £14.80 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.30% +17.86% +13.13%

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 276 139 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.71% 12.40% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 37 93
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £177 £210 £185
90th Percentile £471 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 53
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +41.18%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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

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

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

VPN
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 19 November 2017. 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 -2 9 £200 +2.56%
Huntingdon -4 1 - -
Peterborough -12 1 £263 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
6 2 (16.67%) AlgoSec
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 2 (16.67%) Tufin

VPN
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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) X.509
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) AlgoSec
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 2 (16.67%) Tufin
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) VMware