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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 68 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.75% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 2.87% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £75 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+333.33% -81.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £75 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £75 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +1.61%
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
114 209 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.01% 26.22% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 100 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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
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 1 July 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 +12 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £375 +400.00% 2
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Network Security
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
4 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) Juniper
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) Broadband
6 8 (44.44%) ISDN
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (38.89%) Network Management
7 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Wireless
8 6 (33.33%) Network Design
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (16.67%) IPsec
10 3 (16.67%) MS Office
10 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) Internet
11 2 (11.11%) OSPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
1 12 (66.67%) Network Security
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 8 (44.44%) Broadband
4 8 (44.44%) ISDN
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) FTP
7 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) SMTP
7 2 (11.11%) SNMP
8 1 (5.56%) DSL
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Support
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper Support
5 4 (22.22%) Network Support
5 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
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