Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 21 July 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)
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 106 129
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -19
Contract jobs citing VPN 35 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.62% 1.55% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.57% 11.47% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 11
Leeds median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +29.31%
10th Percentile £400 £291 £306
90th Percentile £538 £580 £415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.35% +27.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate £23.63 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.84% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year +15.15% -1.32% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 258 401 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.91% 13.49% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 263 263
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £277 £288 £210
90th Percentile £543 £575 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 10
Leeds median hourly rate £22.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -45.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.36 £10.20 £10.93
90th Percentile £34.32 £14.75 £45.88
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.74 £22.36
% change year-on-year +23.56% -47.52% +20.05%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VPN.

1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) LAN
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (40.00%) WAN
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (34.29%) Blackberry
6 12 (34.29%) Android
7 11 (31.43%) BYOD
8 10 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
8 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
8 10 (28.57%) DevOps
8 10 (28.57%) Impala
8 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
8 10 (28.57%) Apache Hive
8 10 (28.57%) MapReduce
8 10 (28.57%) HBase
8 10 (28.57%) Big Data
8 10 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
8 10 (28.57%) Kafka
8 10 (28.57%) Apache Flume
8 10 (28.57%) Data Analytics
8 10 (28.57%) GitHub
8 10 (28.57%) Analytics
8 10 (28.57%) Sqoop
8 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 9 (25.71%) IBM Notes
3 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
1 15 (42.86%) LAN
2 14 (40.00%) WAN
3 9 (25.71%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
5 4 (11.43%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.57%) IPsec
6 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) OSPF
8 1 (2.86%) BGP
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) DNS
8 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 10 (28.57%) Big Data
1 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 10 (28.57%) HBase
1 10 (28.57%) Impala
1 10 (28.57%) Sqoop
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Electronics
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.43%) Retail
5 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Mac Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Security Technician
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Deskside Support
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Kafka
1 10 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
2 9 (25.71%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Blackberry
2 11 (31.43%) BYOD
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Android
3 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Mac OS
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) CatOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Analytics
1 10 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
1 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps
1 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (28.57%) ETL
1 10 (28.57%) Information Security
1 10 (28.57%) MapReduce
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) Coaching
4 6 (17.14%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
1 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) CCNA
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCDA
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Prometheus
2 6 (17.14%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) Lotus
5 5 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (11.43%) Bloomberg
6 4 (11.43%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) Reuters
7 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) Nokia
9 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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