Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 19 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)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 68 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.82% 1.46% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 11.61% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Nottingham median daily rate £315 £600 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.50% +166.67% -24.37%
10th Percentile £272 £333 £209
90th Percentile £335 £625 £361
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £315 £600 £250
% change year-on-year -47.50% +140.00% -15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - £19.88 -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.88 -

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 112 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 11.53% 12.61% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 69
Nottingham median daily rate £350 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.13% +18.33% -
10th Percentile £169 £320 £212
90th Percentile £475 £602 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £444 £375
% change year-on-year -21.13% +18.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +13.73% -1.92%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.33 £10.55
90th Percentile £40.55 £23.57 £16.58
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year -24.76% +42.41% +7.69%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Nottingham

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Nottingham

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAP
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) VMS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds