Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 25 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)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.73% 3.48% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 15.75% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 2
Bracknell median daily rate £425 £350 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +53.85% -38.93%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £148
90th Percentile £438 £381 £311
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Bracknell median hourly rate - £29.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -70.00% +15.38% +1.30%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 127 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 18.40% 22.13% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 64 40
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £400 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.38% -4.09%
10th Percentile £237 £257 £162
90th Percentile £438 £560 £476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 16
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.41% +32.34%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.81 £28.75
% change year-on-year -28.21% -34.59% +61.97%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bracknell

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Bracknell

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (50.00%) Lancope
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (50.00%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Lancope
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds