Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 20 January 2018 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)
North East > Durham
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.64% 5.03% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 30.00% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Durham median daily rate £270 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.52% -12.12% +44.74%
10th Percentile £232 £356 £406
90th Percentile £321 £369 £419
North East median daily rate £371 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.54% +14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Durham median hourly rate - - £13.50
North East median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Durham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Durham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 14.21% 16.76% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 7
Durham median daily rate £285 £308 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% -18.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £115 £102 £163
90th Percentile £338 £369 £404
North East median daily rate £330 £330 £470
% change year-on-year - -29.79% +44.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Durham median hourly rate - £25.13 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.83% -59.86%
North East median hourly rate £11.50 £28.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year -58.93% +44.44% -35.38%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Durham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Durham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Durham

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Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Durham region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £250 -
VPN
North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Durham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft