The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing VPN 23 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.03% 2.26% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.94% 10.24% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 11
Median daily rate £320 £425 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +165.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £358 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £23.37 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.48%
VPN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 166 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.74% 22.07% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 13
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.25 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +3 15 £320 -24.70% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £400 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 £340 -43.29% 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (60.00%) Juniper
5 17 (56.67%) DNS
6 14 (46.67%) CCNA
6 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
7 9 (30.00%) CCNP
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 7 (23.33%) WAN
9 7 (23.33%) OSPF
9 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (23.33%) Local Government
10 6 (20.00%) Network Security
10 6 (20.00%) BGP
11 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 5 (16.67%) IPsec
11 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
12 4 (13.33%) DHCP
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL
12 4 (13.33%) Change Management
12 4 (13.33%) iptables
13 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
13 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
13 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) DNS
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
4 7 (23.33%) OSPF
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) BGP
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.33%) DHCP
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.67%) FTP
9 2 (6.67%) Internet
9 2 (6.67%) IPv6
9 2 (6.67%) SNMP
9 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Local Government
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper Support
6 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Server Hardening
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
3 9 (30.00%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCSA
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) iptables
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Juniper
3 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Huawei
6 1 (3.33%) Mercator
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
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