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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 41 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 18 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.88% 1.13% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.48% 7.14% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -19.73%
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
103 112 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.51% 15.77% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 24
Average daily rate £390 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £83.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +18 9 £475 +46.15% 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 £390 - 2
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Internet
3 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
4 12 (35.29%) MS Office
4 12 (35.29%) HP
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
5 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) OpenView
6 8 (23.53%) MPLS
6 8 (23.53%) OVSD
7 7 (20.59%) PKI
7 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (20.59%) Identity Management
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) JDA
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (14.71%) Project Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.88%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Internet
2 12 (35.29%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) MPLS
4 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 4 (11.76%) WAN
7 3 (8.82%) VoIP
8 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.88%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.88%) VLAN
9 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.94%) ISDN
9 1 (2.94%) WAAS
9 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.94%) snoop
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.94%) DNS
9 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) French Language
3 3 (8.82%) German Language
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Identity Management
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.88%) Process Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) People Management
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VB
1 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.94%) VB6
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCDST
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) XenServer
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) Snort
4 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) OpenView
1 8 (23.53%) OVSD
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) HP
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) JDA
2 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
3 4 (11.76%) F5
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Altiris
6 1 (2.94%) Mitel
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
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