The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.54% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
VPN
Bedfordshire

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
22 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.96% 14.88% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 6
Average daily rate £375 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware