The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 1.19% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 6.71% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £305 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £383 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £513 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.41%
VPN
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 149 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.44% 17.72% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 28
Median daily rate £450 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £302 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.19 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% +61.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.19 £15.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VPN.

1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) Internet
3 11 (42.31%) SSL
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Blue Coat
3 11 (42.31%) F5
4 10 (38.46%) Citrix
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (26.92%) NetScaler
7 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 7 (26.92%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
7 7 (26.92%) ProjectWise
7 7 (26.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (26.92%) IronPort
7 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
7 7 (26.92%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (26.92%) Migration
7 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (26.92%) Juniper
7 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (26.92%) B2B
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
1 7 (26.92%) ProjectWise
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 11 (42.31%) SSL
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) FTP
4 7 (26.92%) NetScaler
4 7 (26.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (26.92%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 5 (19.23%) Wireless
7 4 (15.38%) MPLS
8 3 (11.54%) DWDM
8 3 (11.54%) Frame Relay
8 3 (11.54%) SDH
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) WLAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Security Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Information Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) B2B
1 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
1 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
1 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Information Security
2 5 (19.23%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCIE
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nexpose
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco CME
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Blue Coat
2 11 (42.31%) F5
3 10 (38.46%) Citrix
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (26.92%) IronPort
5 7 (26.92%) Juniper
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
6 4 (15.38%) FireEye
6 4 (15.38%) GFI Software
6 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
6 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
6 4 (15.38%) Rapid7
6 4 (15.38%) Sourcefire
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 4 (15.38%) TippingPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Avaya
7 2 (7.69%) Huawei