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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.08% 2.75% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 14.29% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
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 £17.00 £16.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -11.67%
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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
26 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.03% 19.27% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £375 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £445 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 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 £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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

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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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
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%) Enterprise Architecture
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%) Quality Management
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (28.57%) WorkSite
4 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%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Junior IT Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) 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%) Identity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
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%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
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