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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 17 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.45% 1.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
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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
50 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 30.30% 27.03% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Average daily rate £345 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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

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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 4 September 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) FTP
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
1 7 (77.78%) HTTPS
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) SSH
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) SDH
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Back Office
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) 3G
3 4 (44.44%) SS7
3 4 (44.44%) Telnet
3 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) 2G
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (44.44%) GGSN
3 4 (44.44%) SGSN
3 4 (44.44%) MGW
3 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (44.44%) VoLTE

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) FTP
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
1 7 (77.78%) HTTPS
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) SSH
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) 2G
3 4 (44.44%) 3G
3 4 (44.44%) SS7
3 4 (44.44%) Telnet
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) SDH
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (44.44%) VoLTE
3 4 (44.44%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Validation
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Transition Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp