The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% 1.03% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 7.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +34.92%
Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.58% 13.70% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 19
Average daily rate £380 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VPN
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VPN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco