Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 78 55
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 -1
Contract jobs citing VPN 14 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.70% 0.58% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 3.04% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £406 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +47.73% -
10th Percentile £288 £338 £142
90th Percentile £443 £464 £413
Yorkshire median daily rate £462 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +8.71% +21.43% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +191.67% +20.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £12.49
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.16% -13.86%

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 166 230 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.17% 19.21% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 132 124
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.82% +0.77%
10th Percentile £228 £276 £167
90th Percentile £630 £575 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -29.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.90 £7.19
90th Percentile £41.03 £47.50 £22.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -15.07%

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

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +21 10 - -
Doncaster +2 3 £435 -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (42.86%) Android
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) BYOD
6 5 (35.71%) Coaching
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Lotus
7 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (21.43%) Aruba
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) WLAN
8 3 (21.43%) Juniper
8 3 (21.43%) Motorola

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 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Acrobat
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
4 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (14.29%) WebEx
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 6 (42.86%) BYOD
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) PDA
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Android
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) DameWare
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Lotus
5 3 (21.43%) Aruba
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) Motorola
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe
6 2 (14.29%) Bomgar
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy
7 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Reuters
7 1 (7.14%) VMware