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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.85% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £263 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +64.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-23.37% +14.31%
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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
75 108 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.26% 12.41% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 14
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Varonis
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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