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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.35% 1.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £239 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.65% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £16.84 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +3.63%
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
17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.49% 6.08% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Median daily rate £300 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 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 Luton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) WMI
3 1 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Progress