The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 28 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% 4.84% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 35.00% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 0
Median daily rate £190 £165 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
VPN
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.85% 13.84% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 22
Median daily rate £331 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) DameWare
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (25.00%) DameWare
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec