The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.85% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 8.33% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.16% -36.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -19.73%
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
202 108 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.90% 10.24% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 20 43
Average daily rate £375 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.25 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 8 £264 +88.39% 2
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Iver - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) F5
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (27.78%) OSPF
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) 3G
7 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 4 (22.22%) VRRP
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
1 6 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (22.22%) HSRP
3 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 4 (22.22%) VRRP
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) 3G
3 4 (22.22%) WLAN
3 4 (22.22%) 4G
3 4 (22.22%) Multicast
4 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus Notes Support
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Domino Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Tandem
2 1 (5.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) CCDP
5 3 (16.67%) CCIP
5 3 (16.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.56%) Crossbeam
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) HP
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