The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 22 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)
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 3.65% 2.07% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 10.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £395 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +7.09% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.11 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.93% +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 Crawley with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 31 40 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 22.63% 20.73% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 10
Median daily rate £395 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £365 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Crawley

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 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 Crawley region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
3 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 7 (77.78%) Network Design
3 7 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
3 7 (77.78%) Riverbed
3 7 (77.78%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) Rackspace
3 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 7 (77.78%) CCIE
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) CCDP
3 7 (77.78%) BBC
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Virgin Media
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Invoice Processing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
3 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) IPv4
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) VPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) BBC
2 7 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) BYOD
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) VyOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Invoice Processing
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCDP
1 7 (77.78%) CCIE
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Rackspace
2 7 (77.78%) Riverbed
2 7 (77.78%) Virgin Media
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 1 (11.11%) Ubiquiti