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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 25 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.27% 2.65% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.31% 17.07% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £344 £214 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.81% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £151 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
65 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.53% 15.53% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 35
Median daily rate £350 £301 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 18 January 2017.

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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) LAN
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) Network Design
5 10 (58.82%) Degree
5 10 (58.82%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (58.82%) CCSE
6 8 (47.06%) SSL
6 8 (47.06%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Juniper
7 6 (35.29%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
9 4 (23.53%) Network Security
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (23.53%) CCNP
9 4 (23.53%) CCNA
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS
10 3 (17.65%) Internet
10 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
10 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
10 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
10 3 (17.65%) CCSA
11 2 (11.76%) Migration
11 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
11 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
11 2 (11.76%) ADSL
11 2 (11.76%) VoIP
11 2 (11.76%) OSPF
11 2 (11.76%) BGP

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 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) SSL
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 2 (11.76%) ADSL
8 2 (11.76%) BGP
8 2 (11.76%) DSL
8 2 (11.76%) OSPF
8 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) xDSL
9 1 (5.88%) ATM
9 1 (5.88%) Converged Networks
9 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.88%) Telepresence
9 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Change Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Ticket Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCSE
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCIP
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Tandberg