Period
to 20 January 2018

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 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 56 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.92% 0.37% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 2.56% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Leicestershire median daily rate £538 £130 £114
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +313.46% +14.04% -
10th Percentile £513 £130 £107
90th Percentile £550 £130 £190
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £127 £220
% change year-on-year +191.34% -42.27% -29.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.89% -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £17.94 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -20.28% -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 113 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 20.85% 14.50% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 37
Leicestershire median daily rate £265 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -9.09% -13.73%
10th Percentile £110 £81 £107
90th Percentile £453 £413 £438
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £336 £350
% change year-on-year -3.35% -3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Leicestershire median hourly rate £12.13 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.61% +15.52% -27.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £11.88
90th Percentile £42.88 £39.13 £26.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.45% +15.52% -27.50%

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

VPN
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 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
Leicester - 3 £525 - 2
VPN
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) SSCP
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds