The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing VPN 19 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 1.85% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.92% 10.43% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £440 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £268 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
VPN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 211 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.79% 17.78% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 67
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.67 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 17 £440 +3.52% 2
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Internet
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 11 (40.74%) SSL
4 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 9 (33.33%) F5
5 9 (33.33%) ProjectWise
5 9 (33.33%) Migration
5 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 9 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (33.33%) IronPort
5 9 (33.33%) B2B
5 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (33.33%) FTP
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) MS Office
5 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 8 (29.63%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
1 9 (33.33%) ProjectWise
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) Internet
2 11 (40.74%) SSL
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
3 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (33.33%) FTP
4 9 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 4 (14.81%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) MPLS
6 4 (14.81%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) ATM
7 3 (11.11%) DWDM
7 3 (11.11%) Frame Relay
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) SDH
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (11.11%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) B2B
1 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCIE
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) iptables
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) F5
4 9 (33.33%) IronPort
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) Huawei
7 1 (3.70%) AppSense
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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