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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 13 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 13.54% 16.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.43% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -33.96%
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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
28 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 29.17% 28.23% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 19
Average daily rate £398 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) SMTP
2 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Meraki
3 3 (23.08%) DMZ
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) SMTP
2 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCIE
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Meraki
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft