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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.90% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £14.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+122.41% -24.67%
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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
26 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.46% 13.59% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Median daily rate £350 £425 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £363 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
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
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
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 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware