The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.82% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 6.41% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£178 £450 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.55% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £450 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -21.05%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.41% 12.85% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 39
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VPN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft