Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 22 January 2019 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 66 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.16% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 3.82% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £355 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.04% +7.98% +19.55%
10th Percentile £143 £257 £279
90th Percentile £340 £430 £383
Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -24.21% +18.75% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% -40.00% +104.16%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 150 157 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.86% 19.01% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 115
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.98% +9.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £218
90th Percentile £568 £625 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.08% +7.33% +72.14%
10th Percentile £13.44 £16.71 £13.54
90th Percentile £34.88 £47.05 £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £16.75
% change year-on-year +4.44% -12.54% +26.42%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in South Yorkshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in South Yorkshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in South Yorkshire

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Sheffield +2 8 £340 - 2
Doncaster 0 2 £145 -66.67%
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (63.64%) Firmware
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
4 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) 802.11
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DTS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox