The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 4.55% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £236 £260 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +92.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £16.84 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +3.63%
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Scotland

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
106 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.31% 7.62% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 47
Median daily rate £335 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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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 31 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Law
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Check Point Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) RHEV
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat