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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 24 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.78% - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.17% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.78
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.35%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 34 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 13.89% 16.04% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 38
Median daily rate £450 £275 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -31.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +63.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £42.00 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 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

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in North Yorkshire

VPN
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skipton - 2 - -
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
3 4 (57.14%) GFI Software
3 4 (57.14%) Rapid7
3 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
3 4 (57.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (57.14%) 802.1X
3 4 (57.14%) FireEye
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (57.14%) Nexpose
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Information Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (57.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) FireEye
2 4 (57.14%) GFI Software
2 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 4 (57.14%) Rapid7
2 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft