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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.89% 3.75% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 21.28% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £228 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £154 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £302 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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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
52 47 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.49% 17.60% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 49
Median daily rate £401 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.15% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £391 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% -1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 17 (89.47%) LAN
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (63.16%) CCSE
3 12 (63.16%) Network Design
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 9 (47.37%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Juniper
5 8 (42.11%) SSL
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) MPLS
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) CCSA
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
8 4 (21.05%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
9 3 (15.79%) CCIE
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) BGP
9 3 (15.79%) DSL
9 3 (15.79%) VoIP
9 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) xDSL

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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 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) SSL
4 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) MPLS
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (15.79%) DSL
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) xDSL
8 2 (10.53%) ADSL
8 2 (10.53%) Converged Networks
8 2 (10.53%) IPsec
8 2 (10.53%) Telepresence
8 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (10.53%) VPLS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Change Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCSE
2 9 (47.37%) Check Point Certification
2 9 (47.37%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) CCSA
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) CCDP
6 2 (10.53%) CCIP
7 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
3 8 (42.11%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Tandberg
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy