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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.61% 0.98% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.95% 4.92% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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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
105 183 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.21% 20.00% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 48
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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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

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 5 December 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) F5
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (35.14%) Wireless
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (27.03%) CCNP
7 9 (24.32%) CCNA
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) WAN
7 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Juniper
8 8 (21.62%) Intel Security
9 7 (18.92%) SSL
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) LAN
9 7 (18.92%) Network Security
9 7 (18.92%) Information Security
9 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
9 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (16.22%) Nexpose
10 6 (16.22%) 802.1X
10 6 (16.22%) FireEye
10 6 (16.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (16.22%) GFI Software
10 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (16.22%) Rapid7

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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:

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (35.14%) Wireless
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 7 (18.92%) LAN
6 7 (18.92%) Network Security
6 7 (18.92%) SSL
6 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (16.22%) Internet
7 6 (16.22%) IPsec
8 5 (13.51%) BGP
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
8 5 (13.51%) FCoE
8 5 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (13.51%) OSPF
8 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (10.81%) MPLS
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Security Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Information Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) XMPP
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Information Security
2 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (16.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (16.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Disk Encryption
7 1 (2.70%) DNA
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.11%) Python
1 3 (8.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
3 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) CCA
6 1 (2.70%) CCAA
6 1 (2.70%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) CCDP
6 1 (2.70%) CCVP
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Nexpose
2 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Opsview
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco CME
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.70%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) F5
3 8 (21.62%) Intel Security
3 8 (21.62%) Juniper
4 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
5 6 (16.22%) ArcSight
5 6 (16.22%) FireEye
5 6 (16.22%) GFI Software
5 6 (16.22%) LogRhythm
5 6 (16.22%) Rapid7
5 6 (16.22%) Sourcefire
5 6 (16.22%) Symantec
5 6 (16.22%) TippingPoint
6 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.81%) Aruba
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix
8 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.41%) VMware
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