Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 June 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)
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 91 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 +5
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.82% 0.82% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 4.46% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Essex median daily rate £340 £155 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.35% -38.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £220 £135 £163
90th Percentile £461 £338 £400
East of England median daily rate £363 £155 £308
% change year-on-year +133.87% -49.59% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £29.50
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -45.00% +48.15%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 110 157 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.01% 18.45% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 110 66
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £208 £175 £210
90th Percentile £660 £599 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Essex median hourly rate £14.30 £15.20 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -52.65% +10.69%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £21.18 £23.91 £35.61
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.09% -46.93% +54.24%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Essex

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Essex over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Colchester +4 1 - -
Basildon +1 1 £475 +251.85% 1
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) iTunes
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Proofpoint
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
3 4 (66.67%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) iTunes
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) CCDA
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 4 (66.67%) Proofpoint
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware