The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.65% 2.64% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.18% 8.14% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.82%
VPN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.25% 32.45% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 34
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.75 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for VPN.

1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
5 10 (62.50%) Network Design
6 9 (56.25%) Network Security
7 8 (50.00%) CCSE
7 8 (50.00%) CCSA
8 7 (43.75%) Degree
8 7 (43.75%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (37.50%) WAN
10 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
10 5 (31.25%) SSL
10 5 (31.25%) CCNP
10 5 (31.25%) MPLS
10 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (31.25%) Juniper
11 4 (25.00%) BGP
11 4 (25.00%) CCNA
11 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 3 (18.75%) Migration
12 3 (18.75%) xDSL
12 3 (18.75%) CCDP
12 3 (18.75%) VoIP
12 3 (18.75%) CCIE
12 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
12 3 (18.75%) DSL
12 3 (18.75%) Internet
12 3 (18.75%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) DSL
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) xDSL
8 2 (12.50%) Converged Networks
8 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 2 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (12.50%) RIP
8 2 (12.50%) Telepresence
8 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Check Point Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCSA
1 8 (50.00%) CCSE
2 7 (43.75%) Check Point Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) CCDP
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE
6 2 (12.50%) CCIP
7 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet