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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.59% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 7.79% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £236 £431 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +219.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +10.94%
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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
102 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.04% 8.61% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 39
Median daily rate £335 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £122 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £68.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +277.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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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 6 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 6 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (42.86%) tcpdump
5 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) Law
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) ADSL
6 3 (21.43%) Broadband
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) iManage
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

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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 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (42.86%) tcpdump
5 3 (21.43%) ADSL
5 3 (21.43%) Broadband
6 2 (14.29%) 3G
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) LLU
7 1 (7.14%) MPLS
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (35.71%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Network Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Check Point Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) High Availability
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Escalation Management
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) RHEV
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) iManage
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat