The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Contract jobs citing VPN 15 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.21% 2.34% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 12.71% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate
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£355 £376 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% -5.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £9.50 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -13.15%
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
111 118 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.37% 18.44% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 49
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +5 4 - - 4
Hemel Hempstead +5 3 £355 - 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
3 16 (42.11%) MS Office
4 13 (34.21%) HP
5 12 (31.58%) Internet
5 12 (31.58%) Firewall
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco
6 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.05%) LAN
7 8 (21.05%) VoIP
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) OpenView
7 8 (21.05%) OVSD
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
8 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
8 7 (18.42%) WAN
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 6 (15.79%) Symantec
9 6 (15.79%) MPLS
9 6 (15.79%) Altiris
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.53%) SQL
11 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.53%) SharePoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.26%) WorkSite
2 2 (5.26%) lighttpd
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Internet
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) LAN
2 8 (21.05%) VoIP
3 7 (18.42%) WAN
4 6 (15.79%) MPLS
5 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.53%) Wireless
6 4 (10.53%) 4G
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) GPRS
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.26%) VRRP
8 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.63%) ATM
9 1 (2.63%) IPsec
9 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.63%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Network Support
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support
8 2 (5.26%) Junior IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Handset
5 1 (2.63%) e-Health
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.26%) Process Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) VB6
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) CCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCDST
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) XenServer
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) OpenView
1 8 (21.05%) OVSD
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) HP
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Symantec
3 6 (15.79%) Altiris
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) JDA
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Mitel
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.63%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Aruba
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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