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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 15 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 3.96% 3.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £413 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.17% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.72
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.71%  

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 21 20 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 20.79% 10.47% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 14
Median daily rate £394 £417 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +33.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £305 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Crawley

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) ADSL
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing

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Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) ADSL
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) IPv4
6 1 (12.50%) IPv6
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Support
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) BBC
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) VyOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCDP
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMBOK
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) Virgin Media
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (12.50%) Ubiquiti