The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.24% 1.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -13.15%
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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
32 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.80% 12.99% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 13
Average daily rate £390 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £125 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.12% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £37.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £41.40 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco