Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 136 98
Rank change year-on-year +50 -38 -14
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.55% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 2.89% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £310 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.35% +5.44% -12.89%
10th Percentile £430 £138 £267
90th Percentile £762 £350 £329
North East median daily rate £478 £310 £310
% change year-on-year +54.03% +0.16% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £42.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +211.11% -
North East median hourly rate - £42.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +211.11% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 230 692 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.22% 29.50% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 461 141
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -24.71% +21.95%
10th Percentile £229 £205 £240
90th Percentile £538 £456 £653
North East median daily rate £340 £320 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% -18.21% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 71 38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.57% +12.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £32.05 £36.00 £40.03
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -48.89% +31.76% -29.17%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Tyne and Wear

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Tyne and Wear

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Tyne and Wear

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +47 3 £658 +112.26% 1
Sunderland +2 2 £430 +56.36%
VPN
North East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Facilities Management
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) ThinPrint

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Associate Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ThinPrint
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5