Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 64 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 16 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.68% 1.14% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 5.73% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £406 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +170.83% -
10th Percentile £98 £363 £118
90th Percentile £475 £464 £460
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% +19.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £95.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £65.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +400.00% -13.33% -10.29%

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 202 157 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.26% 19.95% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 84 109
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +11.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £257 £200 £170
90th Percentile £575 £568 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -20.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £19.01 £10.75 £14.15
90th Percentile £64.50 £15.00 £22.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -30.00%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in South Yorkshire

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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 21 June 2018. 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 12 £413 +13.79% 2
Doncaster +5 3 £105 -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (43.75%) Kanban
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) GCP
3 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 7 (43.75%) Confluence
3 7 (43.75%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) GitHub
3 7 (43.75%) Bitbucket
3 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (43.75%) Metadata Management
3 7 (43.75%) Ansible
3 7 (43.75%) Docker
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) SaltStack
3 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
3 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
3 7 (43.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (43.75%) Terraform
3 7 (43.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
1 7 (43.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) GitHub
1 7 (43.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) IPv6
3 2 (12.50%) Junos
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) 4G
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) BigQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Bigtable
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (43.75%) Bitbucket
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
1 7 (43.75%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Kanban
2 7 (43.75%) Metadata Management
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Science
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Python
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) GCP
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
1 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
1 7 (43.75%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SaltStack
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki