The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.56% 1.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £16.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.31% -0.94%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.82% 5.36% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £338 £300 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +64.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Bedford region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

VPN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) F5

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) F5
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago