Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 24 November 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)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 42 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.51% 1.69% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 8.24% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
North Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +54.55% -
10th Percentile £166 £345 £193
90th Percentile £488 £450 £316
Yorkshire median daily rate £462 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +8.71% +30.77% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -40.00% +104.16% -15.55%

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 80 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 23.39% 20.48% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 56
North Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £325 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +10.64% -17.83%
10th Percentile £115 £163 £142
90th Percentile £488 £439 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.46 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% +7.66% -0.95%
10th Percentile £12.95 £9.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £22.05 £31.00 £38.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -15.76%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in North Yorkshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in North Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in North Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in North Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
York - 4 £155 -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Symantec
3 8 (66.67%) McAfee
3 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) GFI Software
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) Sourcefire
5 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) Rapid7
5 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (50.00%) 802.1X
5 6 (50.00%) FireEye
5 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (50.00%) Nexpose
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 6 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nexpose
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 8 (66.67%) GFI Software
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) McAfee
2 8 (66.67%) Symantec
3 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) FireEye
3 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (50.00%) Rapid7
3 6 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft