The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 132 148 143
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 30 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.03% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 7.90% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 43
Median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £213 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
526 772 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.66% 12.98% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 574 495
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 30 (44.12%) Cisco
2 28 (41.18%) Firewall
3 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.94%) DNS
6 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 18 (26.47%) Windows
7 17 (25.00%) DevOps
8 16 (23.53%) Finance
9 15 (22.06%) Linux
9 15 (22.06%) LAN
9 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
9 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (22.06%) MPLS
9 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (20.59%) Splunk
11 13 (19.12%) WAN
11 13 (19.12%) CCNP
12 12 (17.65%) Java
12 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.65%) DMZ
12 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (17.65%) Puppet
13 11 (16.18%) Confluence
13 11 (16.18%) F5
13 11 (16.18%) High Availability
13 11 (16.18%) IaaS
13 11 (16.18%) BGP
13 11 (16.18%) ITIL
13 11 (16.18%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (16.18%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) HipChat
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (16.18%) IaaS
4 10 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (14.71%) PaaS
5 4 (5.88%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.18%) Firewall
2 19 (27.94%) DNS
3 15 (22.06%) LAN
3 15 (22.06%) MPLS
3 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.12%) WAN
5 12 (17.65%) DMZ
6 11 (16.18%) BGP
6 11 (16.18%) Network Security
7 10 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (14.71%) DHCP
8 9 (13.24%) OSPF
8 9 (13.24%) SSL
9 8 (11.76%) IPsec
10 7 (10.29%) Internet
10 7 (10.29%) VoIP
11 6 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
11 6 (8.82%) Wireless
12 5 (7.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) DB2
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) JIRA
2 9 (13.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) GoCD
4 4 (5.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Law
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) German Language
5 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Web Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) IT Support
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.47%) LAMP
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) REST
3 1 (1.47%) SAML
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.41%) Fintech
3 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Derivative
4 2 (2.94%) Equities
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 15 (22.06%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.94%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) DevOps
3 11 (16.18%) High Availability
3 11 (16.18%) ITIL
4 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.24%) BDD
5 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 8 (11.76%) Network Design
7 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.29%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.82%) Open Source
9 5 (7.35%) Build Automation
10 4 (5.88%) Information Security
10 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
11 3 (4.41%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) Java
2 11 (16.18%) Python
3 8 (11.76%) Ruby
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
5 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.88%) C
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) Korn
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) SQL
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.12%) CCNP
3 11 (16.18%) CCNA
4 3 (4.41%) CISSP
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCSA
5 2 (2.94%) CCSE
5 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) CCDA
6 1 (1.47%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) CCSP
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) GIAC
6 1 (1.47%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.47%) MiFID
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) Docker
3 3 (4.41%) Firmware
3 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
3 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) Snort
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Puppet
2 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.82%) Terraform
4 4 (5.88%) Packer
5 3 (4.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.41%) SCCM
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.94%) Nagios
6 2 (2.94%) SCOM
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Graphite
7 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.47%) OpenView
7 1 (1.47%) Salt
7 1 (1.47%) SCSM
7 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) TrustSec
7 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Cisco
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.59%) Splunk
4 11 (16.18%) F5
5 10 (14.71%) IBM
6 8 (11.76%) Juniper
7 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.35%) Apple
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle
9 4 (5.88%) VMware
10 3 (4.41%) Brocade
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Forcepoint
10 3 (4.41%) Google
10 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.47%) New Relic
12 1 (1.47%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.47%) SevOne
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