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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +25.45%

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
18 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.14% 12.12% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £500 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £141 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £345 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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

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

VPN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) Local Government
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) DMZ
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) CCSA

VPN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp