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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.51% 1.37% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 7.53% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.84 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
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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
132 146 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.53% 18.23% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 50
Median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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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

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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 30 May 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 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) SSL
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) Internet
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 8 (40.00%) F5
4 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (40.00%) IronPort
4 8 (40.00%) ProjectWise
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) FTP
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) B2B
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (30.00%) MS Office
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory

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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 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) ProjectWise
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
1 9 (45.00%) Internet
1 9 (45.00%) SSL
2 8 (40.00%) FTP
2 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) ATM
5 3 (15.00%) DWDM
5 3 (15.00%) Frame Relay
5 3 (15.00%) SDH
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) WLAN
5 3 (15.00%) xDSL
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) B2B
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) IronPort
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) Huawei
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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