The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.09% - 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£123 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.10% -21.05%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 22.22% 24.58% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 3
Average daily rate £363 £410 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) Remedy
1 5 (71.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Fault Management
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) FWSM
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) F5