The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 29 April 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 2.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +6.89% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £16.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year -17.82% -7.85%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 7 25 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 7.37% 14.88% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 7
Median daily rate £255 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.65% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Ipswich

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) WPA
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) WPA2
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) RSVP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) WPA
1 1 (50.00%) WPA2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper