Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.91% 1.16% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 8.00% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Leicestershire median daily rate £265 £193 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.31% -51.75% +150.00%
East Midlands median daily rate £125 £565 £400
% change year-on-year -77.88% +41.25% +263.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Leicestershire median hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -24.14% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +45.45% -24.14% +38.10%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 97 75 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.64% 14.45% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 41
Leicestershire median daily rate £275 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £158 £150 £135
90th Percentile £400 £456 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -13.33% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% - -
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.65 £12.75
90th Percentile £18.60 £23.25 £22.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% +11.11%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Leicestershire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Leicestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Leicestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Leicestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Leicester -6 2 £125 -54.55% 2
Hinckley - 2 £274 -
VPN
East Midlands

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

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (40.00%) TACACS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed