The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 4.55% 0.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
VPN
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 36.36% 10.53% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Average daily rate £363 £500 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £510 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Staines

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) PaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) CCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) CISM

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco