The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.10% 2.08% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 11.11% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +14.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 23.08% 18.75% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 20
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) LAN
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 10 (71.43%) SMTP
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 10 (71.43%) MPLS
5 9 (64.29%) HTTP
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (42.86%) CCNA
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (42.86%) VMware
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (42.86%) MCITP
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 2 (14.29%) Back Office
10 1 (7.14%) Replication
10 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (7.14%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) MPLS
2 10 (71.43%) SMTP
3 9 (64.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Project Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
1 1 (7.14%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft