The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.50% 2.75% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 14.89% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £369 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -2.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.89%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 47 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.32% 18.43% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 52
Median daily rate £413 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 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 Slough region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) VMware

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DWDM
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) ICMP
2 1 (25.00%) IGMP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) SDH
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Optical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Voice Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) OCP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (25.00%) VMware