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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 11 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 8.28% 0.62% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 4.76% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -21.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -41.50%
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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 Staines region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 23.45% 13.04% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £395 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 8 (57.14%) PaaS
2 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
2 8 (57.14%) Software Deployment
2 8 (57.14%) IaaS
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (42.86%) XenApp
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) PaaS
1 8 (57.14%) IaaS
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) SSH
5 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) boto
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) VMS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
1 8 (57.14%) Software Deployment
2 6 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft