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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.21% 1.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 7.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -41.50%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 128 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.97% 13.90% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 25
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.51% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) LAN
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 11 (50.00%) F5
5 10 (45.45%) CCNP
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) OSPF
8 7 (31.82%) BGP
8 7 (31.82%) IPsec
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (27.27%) HSRP
9 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (27.27%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (27.27%) e-Health
9 6 (27.27%) DSL
9 6 (27.27%) VRRP
9 6 (27.27%) WLAN
9 6 (27.27%) SNMP
9 6 (27.27%) Juniper
9 6 (27.27%) CA
9 6 (27.27%) CCNA
10 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
10 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
10 5 (22.73%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) nginx
1 3 (13.64%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) BGP
5 7 (31.82%) IPsec
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (27.27%) HSRP
6 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (27.27%) SNMP
6 6 (27.27%) VRRP
6 6 (27.27%) DSL
6 6 (27.27%) WLAN
7 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) e-Health
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Web Development
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNP
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) CCDP
6 2 (9.09%) CCIP
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (9.09%) CCSE
7 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) Snort
2 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (18.18%) Opsview
3 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (18.18%) Nagios
3 4 (18.18%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Cacti
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) CA
5 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
5 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.55%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
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