Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 9 December 2018 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 98 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.30% 0.24% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 2.22% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Glasgow median daily rate £375 - £250
10th Percentile £313 - £106
90th Percentile £560 - £294
Scotland median daily rate £338 £373 £285
% change year-on-year -9.40% +30.70% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -59.44% +7.14% +154.55%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 135 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.78% 10.76% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 66 105
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £200
90th Percentile £500 £550 £441
Scotland median daily rate £378 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +0.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £16.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -63.98% +276.52%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.73 £42.35
90th Percentile £41.13 £20.75 £49.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +16.28% +26.47%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Glasgow

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Glasgow

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Glasgow

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Glasgow

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (27.27%) DSL
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 6 (27.27%) Office 365
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (27.27%) SCCM
4 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) BC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) xDSL
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) RIP
5 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (22.73%) ADSL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
4 2 (9.09%) Yammer
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (4.55%) IaaS
5 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DSL
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) ADSL
2 5 (22.73%) ATM
2 5 (22.73%) BGP
2 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
2 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) OSPF
2 5 (22.73%) RIP
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) xDSL
3 4 (18.18%) DWDM
3 4 (18.18%) SDH
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) IPsec
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) HBase
1 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Traffic Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Server Management
3 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Management
4 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Proactive Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (27.27%) CCNA
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) BC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) CCA
3 4 (18.18%) CCEA
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCITP
3 4 (18.18%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) VCAP
3 4 (18.18%) VCP4
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.09%) CCIP
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.55%) HDFS
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Ambari
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.55%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) Oozie
3 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (18.18%) Nortel
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
5 2 (9.09%) Ciena
5 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Huawei
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Tableau