The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidenhead region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 19 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.27% 2.47% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 9.52% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +32.81%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 17.05% 25.93% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 8
Average daily rate £475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +209.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VPN
Berkshire

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (64.71%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 10 (58.82%) 3G
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
3 10 (58.82%) RSVP
3 10 (58.82%) VRRP
3 10 (58.82%) Ethernet
3 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (58.82%) 2G
3 10 (58.82%) Network Design
3 10 (58.82%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) HSRP
3 10 (58.82%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (41.18%) Huawei
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Nortel
5 6 (35.29%) MS Access
5 6 (35.29%) ATM
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) VB
5 6 (35.29%) Business Objects
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) SDH
5 6 (35.29%) DWDM
5 6 (35.29%) BT
5 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
5 6 (35.29%) OPNET

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) MPLS
2 10 (58.82%) OSPF
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) RSVP
2 10 (58.82%) VRRP
2 10 (58.82%) 2G
2 10 (58.82%) LTE
2 10 (58.82%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (58.82%) HSRP
2 10 (58.82%) Ethernet
2 10 (58.82%) 3G
3 6 (35.29%) DWDM
3 6 (35.29%) ATM
3 6 (35.29%) SDH
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MS Access
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Design Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Network Design
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) OPNET
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Huawei
2 6 (35.29%) Business Objects
2 6 (35.29%) Nortel
2 6 (35.29%) BT
3 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec