The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 5.26% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+103.44% -23.68%
VPN
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 36.84% 14.29% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -36.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

VPN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 St Albans region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Server Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

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Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Server Hardening
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco