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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 149 138 162
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing VPN 63 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 8.89% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 28
Average daily rate
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£430 £338 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £136 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £536 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 19
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £17.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.41% -20.75%
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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
760 720 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.81% 12.24% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 488 530
Average daily rate £425 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 38
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.25 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -51.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.15 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015.

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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 68 (53.13%) Cisco
2 62 (48.44%) Firewall
3 59 (46.09%) Windows
4 52 (40.63%) LAN
5 48 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 42 (32.81%) WAN
7 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
8 33 (25.78%) Wireless
9 32 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 28 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 27 (21.09%) Windows 7
12 26 (20.31%) MPLS
12 26 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (20.31%) Finance
13 25 (19.53%) DNS
13 25 (19.53%) ITIL
14 23 (17.97%) MS Excel
14 23 (17.97%) Citrix
15 22 (17.19%) OSPF
15 22 (17.19%) VLAN
16 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
17 20 (15.63%) BGP
17 20 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (14.84%) Lync
18 19 (14.84%) DHCP
18 19 (14.84%) CCNP
18 19 (14.84%) MS Office
18 19 (14.84%) VMware
19 18 (14.06%) IPsec
19 18 (14.06%) Linux

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.84%) Lync
3 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.91%) IIS
5 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.34%) nginx
6 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.34%) Apache
7 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.56%) JBoss
7 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.56%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.84%) MS Office
3 6 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Office 365
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.34%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (48.44%) Firewall
2 52 (40.63%) LAN
3 42 (32.81%) WAN
4 33 (25.78%) Wireless
5 28 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 26 (20.31%) MPLS
7 25 (19.53%) DNS
8 22 (17.19%) OSPF
8 22 (17.19%) VLAN
9 20 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (15.63%) BGP
10 19 (14.84%) DHCP
11 18 (14.06%) IPsec
12 17 (13.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (11.72%) Internet
14 13 (10.16%) SSL
14 13 (10.16%) Network Security
15 12 (9.38%) HSRP
15 12 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
15 12 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) MySQL
3 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.34%) Redis
4 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.78%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.56%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.56%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Law
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 3 (2.34%) Advertising
6 3 (2.34%) Publishing
6 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.34%) Front Office
7 2 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Analyst
2 26 (20.31%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Trainer
9 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) IT Trainer
9 5 (3.91%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) IT Support
10 4 (3.13%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) XMPP
1 8 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.34%) HTML
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) J2EE
3 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.56%) LAMP
3 2 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.59%) iPhone
3 11 (8.59%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.69%) PKI
6 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.34%) User Experience
7 3 (2.34%) iPad
7 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 3 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.34%) Clustering
8 2 (1.56%) Handset
8 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (46.09%) Windows
2 27 (21.09%) Windows 7
3 18 (14.06%) Android
3 18 (14.06%) Linux
4 13 (10.16%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.59%) Mac OS X
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.47%) UNIX
8 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
8 7 (5.47%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.56%) CentOS
11 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.56%) AIX
11 2 (1.56%) Solaris
12 1 (0.78%) SUSE
12 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) ITIL
2 13 (10.16%) Load Balancing
3 10 (7.81%) Asset Management
3 10 (7.81%) Project Management
3 10 (7.81%) Service Management
4 8 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.91%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (3.91%) Software Deployment
6 5 (3.91%) Investment Management
6 5 (3.91%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.13%) Network Management
7 4 (3.13%) Cyber Security
7 4 (3.13%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.34%) Security Management
8 3 (2.34%) Migration
8 3 (2.34%) Information Security
8 3 (2.34%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) C
3 3 (2.34%) Ruby
3 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.56%) Perl
4 2 (1.56%) PHP
4 2 (1.56%) Python
4 2 (1.56%) Lisp
5 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.78%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.84%) CCNP
3 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.81%) Degree
5 9 (7.03%) MCSE
5 9 (7.03%) CCNA
5 9 (7.03%) CCSA
6 8 (6.25%) MCSA
6 8 (6.25%) MCP
7 5 (3.91%) CCSE
7 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.13%) CISSP
8 4 (3.13%) CCIE
9 3 (2.34%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.34%) MCTS
10 2 (1.56%) MCITP
10 2 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.34%) QA
3 3 (2.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.78%) COSO
System Software
1 48 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.47%) vSphere
4 5 (3.91%) ProxySG
4 5 (3.91%) Snort
5 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.13%) XenApp
6 3 (2.34%) Squid
6 3 (2.34%) Xen
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.34%) vCloud
7 2 (1.56%) Docker
8 1 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) SCCM
2 9 (7.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.13%) OPNET
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.34%) Puppet
4 3 (2.34%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.34%) Ansible
5 2 (1.56%) logstash
5 2 (1.56%) Salt
5 2 (1.56%) Kibana
5 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.56%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 68 (53.13%) Cisco
2 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
3 32 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 23 (17.97%) Citrix
5 19 (14.84%) VMware
6 16 (12.50%) F5
7 15 (11.72%) Juniper
8 10 (7.81%) Blue Coat
8 10 (7.81%) Riverbed
9 9 (7.03%) Apple
10 6 (4.69%) McAfee
10 6 (4.69%) Nokia
10 6 (4.69%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.69%) Polycom
11 5 (3.91%) Google
11 5 (3.91%) Remedy
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle
12 4 (3.13%) NetApp
12 4 (3.13%) HP
12 4 (3.13%) Dell
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