The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% - 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
VPN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.01% 8.91% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £418 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (33.33%) Postfix
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat