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 25 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)
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 3.13% - 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £125 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.94% +20.63%  

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 27 20 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 12.05% 17.24% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Median daily rate £313 £458 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.69% +22.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Derby over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Derby

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Derby

For the 6 months to 25 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 Derby region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Lotus
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7

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Co-occurring 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 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) HSRP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) RIP
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) VRRP
2 1 (10.00%) WAAS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (10.00%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) Lotus
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Aruba
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed