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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 17 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.52% 0.68% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 2.56% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £270 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
VPN
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
30 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.35% 26.71% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Median daily rate £270 £313 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

VPN
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 29 July 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 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Local Government
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (11.11%) Presales
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) TOGAF

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) SAP