The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.03% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £18.42 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-28.06% +7.65%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.37% 11.96% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 20
Median daily rate £625 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Luton

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDE
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks