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 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.76% 1.43% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 5.24% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £467 £263 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.00% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £117 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £373 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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
124 210 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.21% 27.38% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 91 57
Median daily rate £415 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £432 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -37.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.85 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 May 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
Stevenage +5 7 £235 -24.35%
Watford +3 2 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 £700 +833.33% 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Broadband
3 8 (42.11%) ISDN
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) Network Management
4 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
5 6 (31.58%) Network Design
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 5 (26.32%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) OpenView
7 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) HP

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) Broadband
3 8 (42.11%) ISDN
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) Intranet
General
1 2 (10.53%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Support
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper Support
5 4 (21.05%) Network Support
5 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) e-Health
2 1 (5.26%) PDA
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Network Management
2 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) OpenView
2 2 (10.53%) OVSD
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
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