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 3 months to 22 June 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.46% 1.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +7.09% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.11 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.93% +26.66%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 64 75 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.69% 16.78% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 35
Median daily rate £380 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -52.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Yorkshire

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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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Sheffield +14 7 £363 +36.15% 4
Doncaster -6 1 - -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) BYOD
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Lotus
4 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) PaaS
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Memcached
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management

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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 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Database Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) BYOD
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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