Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 July 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 100 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -26
Contract jobs citing VPN 17 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.56% 0.84% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.66% 5.22% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
West Sussex median daily rate £395 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +16.36% +2.61%
10th Percentile £381 £128 £275
90th Percentile £454 £488 £476
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £398
% change year-on-year +10.34% -8.81% +32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £27.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -22.37% -26.92% +36.84%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 176 230 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 16.13% 16.15% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 110 118
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £237 £200 £206
90th Percentile £530 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -18.75% +153.97%
10th Percentile £15.73 £13.67 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.25 £46.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% - +48.57%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in West Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in West Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in West Sussex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in West Sussex

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Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Crawley +3 9 £395 -16.84%
Horsham - 3 £335 -
East Grinstead -10 2 £440 +35.23%
Gatwick - 2 - -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (76.47%) CCNP
5 12 (70.59%) MPLS
5 12 (70.59%) WAN
6 11 (64.71%) Network Design
7 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
8 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
8 9 (52.94%) LAN
9 8 (47.06%) VoIP
9 8 (47.06%) CCIE
9 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
9 8 (47.06%) VLAN
10 7 (41.18%) Banking
10 7 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (41.18%) Riverbed
10 7 (41.18%) Virgin Media
10 7 (41.18%) F5
10 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
10 7 (41.18%) NetScaler
10 7 (41.18%) BBC
10 7 (41.18%) CCNA
10 7 (41.18%) CCDP
11 4 (23.53%) Wireless
12 3 (17.65%) VMware
12 3 (17.65%) DHCP
12 3 (17.65%) ITIL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) MPLS
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
5 8 (47.06%) VoIP
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) NetScaler
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 2 (11.76%) BGP
9 2 (11.76%) IPv4
9 2 (11.76%) IPv6
9 2 (11.76%) OSPF
9 2 (11.76%) VPLS
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (5.88%) GLBP
10 1 (5.88%) HSRP
10 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) BBC
2 7 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) BYOD
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) VyOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Network Design
2 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCIE
4 7 (41.18%) CCDP
4 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 7 (41.18%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
3 7 (41.18%) Riverbed
3 7 (41.18%) Virgin Media
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) Ubiquiti