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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 19 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.82% 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.56% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+79.31% -19.44%
VPN
South East

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
36 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.79% 11.87% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 17
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 August 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (75.00%) SSL
4 8 (66.67%) CCNP
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) VoIP
5 7 (58.33%) Internet
5 7 (58.33%) CCVP
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (25.00%) F5
8 3 (25.00%) OSPF
9 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
9 2 (16.67%) Network Security
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
10 1 (8.33%) KVM
10 1 (8.33%) DevOps
10 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
10 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) SSL
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) Internet
5 7 (58.33%) VoIP
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (16.67%) Network Security
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (8.33%) LDAP
9 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Network Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Security Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall Administrator
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security Administrator
3 6 (50.00%) Security Administrator
4 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNP
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCVP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) VMware