The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.38% 0.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £395 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +30.76%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.07% 26.38% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
Average daily rate £255 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £162.50 £107.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.61% +51.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
VPN
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Slough

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper