The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.30% 3.23% 7.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 12.22% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.24%
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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
61 90 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.07% 26.39% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +96.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £13.65 £27.88 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.03% +125.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 10 (71.43%) Internet
2 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) BGP
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) MPLS
4 7 (50.00%) OSPF
4 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) BC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) xDSL
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) DSL
4 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) RIP
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) ADSL
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) SDH
5 6 (42.86%) ATM
5 6 (42.86%) Frame Relay
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) SUSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
1 10 (71.43%) BGP
1 10 (71.43%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) MPLS
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) OSPF
3 7 (50.00%) xDSL
3 7 (50.00%) DSL
3 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (50.00%) RIP
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) ADSL
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) SDH
4 6 (42.86%) ATM
4 6 (42.86%) Frame Relay
5 3 (21.43%) IPsec
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) IP Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) IP Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) SUSE
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCIP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
1 3 (21.43%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Nortel