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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.89% 0.43% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 5.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£334 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £291 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.30% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.42 £17.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -37.27%
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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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.76% 8.66% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 15
Average daily rate £348 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £42.50 £24.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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