The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.05% 0.39% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 1.79% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £395
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.41% -20.75%
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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
79 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.96% 21.71% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 27
Average daily rate £250 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £414 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% -72.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VPN Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (28.57%) Lync
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (28.57%) Lync
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (14.29%) ATM
5 2 (14.29%) 4G
5 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (14.29%) LTE
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Use Case
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
1 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) Samba
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Brocade
2 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
2 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Crossbeam
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Cramer
5 1 (7.14%) ComArch
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft