The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 47 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 34 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.34% 1.11% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.89% 5.39% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 9
Median daily rate £375 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.64% +7.35%
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Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
286 204 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.09% 20.54% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 75 93
Median daily rate £400 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for VPN.

1 31 (47.69%) Cisco
2 26 (40.00%) DNS
2 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Firewall
3 25 (38.46%) BGP
4 24 (36.92%) IPsec
5 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
7 20 (30.77%) MPLS
7 20 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
8 18 (27.69%) Juniper
9 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (24.62%) Red Hat
10 16 (24.62%) OSPF
10 16 (24.62%) Linux
11 15 (23.08%) IPv6
11 15 (23.08%) WAN
12 14 (21.54%) DHCP
12 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (21.54%) Presales
12 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
13 13 (20.00%) Public Cloud
13 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (20.00%) HTTP
13 13 (20.00%) .NET
14 12 (18.46%) Degree
14 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
15 11 (16.92%) Software-Defined Networking
15 11 (16.92%) PowerShell

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (10.77%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) IaaS
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) DNS
1 26 (40.00%) Firewall
2 25 (38.46%) BGP
3 24 (36.92%) IPsec
4 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
5 20 (30.77%) MPLS
6 16 (24.62%) OSPF
7 15 (23.08%) IPv6
7 15 (23.08%) WAN
8 14 (21.54%) DHCP
9 13 (20.00%) HTTP
10 11 (16.92%) LAN
10 11 (16.92%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (13.85%) VLAN
12 8 (12.31%) EIGRP
13 7 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (10.77%) Wireless
14 5 (7.69%) SNMP
14 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) AppScan
General
1 10 (15.38%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) French Language
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Architect
2 12 (18.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IP Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) CSS
3 9 (13.85%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET
5 3 (4.62%) RSS
6 2 (3.08%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.08%) XMPP
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
7 1 (1.54%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
7 1 (1.54%) WAP
7 1 (1.54%) WCF
7 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) BYOD
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) DTV
5 2 (3.08%) IPTV
5 2 (3.08%) MPEG
5 2 (3.08%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.08%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
6 6 (9.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 14 (21.54%) Presales
3 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
4 10 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 10 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 10 (15.38%) Workflow
5 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Service Management
7 5 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.15%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) High Availability
9 3 (4.62%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) C++
1 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) C
3 9 (13.85%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) VB
3 9 (13.85%) VBScript
4 4 (6.15%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Korn
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.46%) Degree
4 11 (16.92%) CCNP
5 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.85%) MCSE
7 8 (12.31%) MCSA
7 8 (12.31%) MCSD
8 6 (9.23%) CCIE
8 6 (9.23%) MCTS
9 5 (7.69%) MCITP
10 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
10 4 (6.15%) JNCIP
11 2 (3.08%) CCDP
12 1 (1.54%) CCIP
12 1 (1.54%) CCNA
12 1 (1.54%) CCSP
12 1 (1.54%) MCAD
12 1 (1.54%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) UAG
4 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.54%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Intune
3 3 (4.62%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.62%) SELinux
4 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.54%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Puppet
5 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.54%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) Cisco
2 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.69%) Juniper
4 16 (24.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.85%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.23%) F5
7 5 (7.69%) VMware
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Avaya
9 3 (4.62%) Huawei
9 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.08%) Adobe
10 2 (3.08%) Apple
10 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.08%) NetScout
10 2 (3.08%) Nokia
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle
10 2 (3.08%) Polycom
10 2 (3.08%) Remedy
10 2 (3.08%) Tektronix
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