The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank - 52 40
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.36% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.17% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 34 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.16% 6.04% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 20
Median daily rate £350 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -10.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Nottinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Nottinghamshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WCF

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (50.00%) OpenID
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apigee
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware