The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Middlesex
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £18.42 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-25.35% +7.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.38% 7.23% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 12
Median daily rate £388 £394 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware