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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.02% 1.33% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 3.75% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £188 £203 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.64% +7.35%
VPN
Berkshire

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
24 80 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 24.24% 35.56% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 22
Average daily rate £203 £290 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.17% +65.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) Frameworx
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Brocade
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Aruba
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) NetScout
4 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) IPv6
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) WLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) 802.11
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) IPv6
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) LLU
4 2 (22.22%) PSTN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) BSS Architect
2 3 (33.33%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) OSS Architect
2 3 (33.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
3 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Frameworx
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 4 (44.44%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Escalation Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Aruba
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) NetScout
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) Ericsson