Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - +18 +7
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.72% - 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.75% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Bedford median daily rate £130 - £160
10th Percentile £125 - £155
90th Percentile £135 - £165
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £295 £313
% change year-on-year -55.93% -5.60% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 22.22% 33.68% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 8
Bedford median daily rate £236 £330 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.41% -4.00% +14.58%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £187
90th Percentile £500 £388 £503
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +1.97% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bedford

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Bedford

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 7 (100.00%) Google
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) G Suite

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Google
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware