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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.30% 3.26% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 14.75% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Bracknell median daily rate £500 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.73% -  
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £338 £398
% change year-on-year +18.51% -15.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Bracknell median hourly rate £23.25 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +15.38%  
10th Percentile £14.63 £42.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.48 £47.50 £40.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -70.00% +15.38%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 61 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.09% 22.10% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 54
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -18.70%  
10th Percentile £269 £256 £170
90th Percentile £550 £344 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 43
Bracknell median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% -17.94%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £15.70
90th Percentile £34.50 £47.50 £42.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Bracknell over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VPN in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) BGP
5 6 (54.55%) MPLS
6 5 (45.45%) OSPF
6 5 (45.45%) Internet
6 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
6 5 (45.45%) DSL
6 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
6 5 (45.45%) ADSL
6 5 (45.45%) RIP
6 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) xDSL
7 4 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
7 4 (36.36%) ProxySG
8 3 (27.27%) ATM
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance

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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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) ADSL
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) DSL
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) RIP
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) xDSL
5 3 (27.27%) ATM
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) SDH
7 1 (9.09%) HTTP
7 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNA
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCDA
4 2 (18.18%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) SAP