The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby 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)
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 33 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 1.49% 4.83% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 41.18% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £125 £111 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.17% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
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 Derby with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Derby
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26 17 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 12.87% 11.72% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
Median daily rate £330 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £111 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.75 - £13.00
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 Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby 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 Derby

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Derby

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Derby

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

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 Derby region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby 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 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus