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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 54 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 1.15% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 6.86% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £331 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -33.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +19.61%

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
87 102 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.43% 16.72% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 62
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VPN
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

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CESG
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) XenMobile
3 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

VPN
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Mobility Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 2 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle