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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 53 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 18 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 3.92% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £550 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +25.45%

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
183 153 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.97% 15.84% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 47 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.20 £7.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +24 17 £450 -18.18% 3
Newport Pagnell - 1 £550 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) F5
4 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) CCNP
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (31.58%) Wireless
8 11 (28.95%) Windows
8 11 (28.95%) WAN
8 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (26.32%) ITIL
10 9 (23.68%) CCNA
11 8 (21.05%) Juniper
11 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
12 7 (18.42%) Intel Security
12 7 (18.42%) LAN
12 7 (18.42%) 802.1X
13 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 6 (15.79%) FortiGate
13 6 (15.79%) FCoE
13 6 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (15.79%) Network Security
13 6 (15.79%) SSL
13 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.79%) BGP
13 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
13 6 (15.79%) OSPF

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (31.58%) Wireless
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (28.95%) WAN
5 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 6 (15.79%) BGP
6 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (15.79%) FCoE
6 6 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (15.79%) IPsec
6 6 (15.79%) Network Security
6 6 (15.79%) OSPF
6 6 (15.79%) SSL
6 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (13.16%) Internet
7 5 (13.16%) VoIP
7 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Information Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Network Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.79%) Information Security
3 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (13.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (13.16%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Disk Encryption
7 1 (2.63%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.63%) Line Management
7 1 (2.63%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.89%) Python
1 3 (7.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) CCAA
5 1 (2.63%) CCDA
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) CCVP
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 5 (13.16%) Nexpose
3 3 (7.89%) Nagios
3 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Opsview
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) OVSD
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) F5
3 8 (21.05%) Juniper
4 7 (18.42%) Intel Security
5 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.16%) ArcSight
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) FireEye
6 5 (13.16%) GFI Software
6 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
6 5 (13.16%) Rapid7
6 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
6 5 (13.16%) Symantec
6 5 (13.16%) TippingPoint
7 4 (10.53%) Aruba
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
9 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
9 2 (5.26%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) VMware
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago