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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.72% 1.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
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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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.79% 12.50% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate £450 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
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 3 September 2015, 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (80.00%) Process Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) WorkSite
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenServer
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) ICMP
2 1 (20.00%) TACACS
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) VRRP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (80.00%) Process Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) XenServer
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp