The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.84% 1.43% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 17.50% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £235 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -12.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.24%
VPN
South East

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
120 40 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.83% 8.18% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 13 24
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £24.30 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 2 £348 - 4
Witney - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) ADSL
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (40.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Websense
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) ADSL
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) ISDN
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Websense
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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