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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.70% - 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £15.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -8.69%
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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
18 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.59% 9.89% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate £388 £338 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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

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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 21 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) PKI

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba