The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.64% 1.66% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 14.52% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £158 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £128 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £241 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £18.42 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-25.35% +10.16%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 62 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.24% 11.46% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 66
Median daily rate £375 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £20.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 2 £450 +185.71% 4
Abingdon - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) DameWare
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (14.29%) DameWare
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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