The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 15 19
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 5.41% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 46.15% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.73 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
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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
23 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.70% 11.71% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £500 £220 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -41.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £32.73 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (93.75%) DNS
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNA
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 7 (43.75%) Local Government
5 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) CCSA
8 1 (6.25%) Information Security
8 1 (6.25%) DMZ
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
8 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.25%) IPsec
8 1 (6.25%) VLAN
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (6.25%) DMZ
4 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 7 (43.75%) Local Government
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
1 13 (81.25%) Juniper
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware