The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.05% 1.06% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 7.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -13.15%
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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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.14% 14.89% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate £375 £338 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) WorkSite
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) WorkSite
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) PPP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Junior IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
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