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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 44 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +11
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.63% 0.90% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 4.47% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +21.87%
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
132 246 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.81% 20.03% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 70
Median daily rate £450 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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 +30 21 £450 +12.50% 3
Newport Pagnell - 1 £550 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Firewall
3 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 18 (37.50%) F5
4 17 (35.42%) Juniper
5 16 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
6 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (27.08%) Internet
7 13 (27.08%) Wireless
8 11 (22.92%) CCNP
8 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (20.83%) CCNA
9 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 10 (20.83%) WAN
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) Linux
11 8 (16.67%) Intel Security
11 8 (16.67%) Network Security
12 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (14.58%) SSL
12 7 (14.58%) LAN
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) Information Security
12 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
13 6 (12.50%) Sourcefire

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 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (8.33%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (27.08%) Internet
3 13 (27.08%) Wireless
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (20.83%) WAN
6 8 (16.67%) Network Security
7 7 (14.58%) LAN
7 7 (14.58%) SSL
7 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.50%) BGP
8 6 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (12.50%) FCoE
8 6 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (12.50%) IPsec
8 6 (12.50%) OSPF
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) Administrator
2 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) XMPP
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) Debian
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.17%) Android
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Information Security
3 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) SDLC
9 1 (2.08%) Change Control
9 1 (2.08%) High Availability
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL V2
9 1 (2.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.08%) Scrum
9 1 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
1 5 (10.42%) PHP
2 4 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (22.92%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (20.83%) CCNA
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
8 1 (2.08%) CCA
8 1 (2.08%) CCAA
8 1 (2.08%) CCDA
8 1 (2.08%) CCDP
8 1 (2.08%) CCVP
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Postfix
4 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 5 (10.42%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
3 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.25%) Opsview
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco CME
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.08%) OpenView
5 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) OVSD
5 1 (2.08%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) F5
3 17 (35.42%) Juniper
4 9 (18.75%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
7 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
7 6 (12.50%) FireEye
7 6 (12.50%) GFI Software
7 6 (12.50%) LogRhythm
7 6 (12.50%) Rapid7
7 6 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 6 (12.50%) Symantec
7 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
8 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.33%) Aruba
10 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.17%) Citrix
11 2 (4.17%) Dell
11 2 (4.17%) Ericsson
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