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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.19% - 7.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.22% - 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£188 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -11.67%
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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
73 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 38.83% 31.45% 52.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 12
Average daily rate £283 £403 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.81% +49.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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

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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 30 January 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 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Remedy
5 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (41.67%) FTP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Fault Management
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) ADSL
7 3 (25.00%) Broadband
7 3 (25.00%) ISDN
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) PSTN
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) LLU
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) FTP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (25.00%) ADSL
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) ISDN
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) PSTN
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) LLU
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) IPv6
8 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Fault Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Samba
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Remedy
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) F5