Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 70 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 5.15% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Glasgow median daily rate £200 £225 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -32.08% -12.83%
10th Percentile £118 £106 £215
90th Percentile £317 £360 £450
Scotland median daily rate £344 £225 £325
% change year-on-year +52.78% -30.77% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £16.50
Scotland median hourly rate - £41.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +150.00% +10.00%

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 152 194 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.32% 18.28% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 105
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £135 £188 £125
90th Percentile £550 £450 £456
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £17.32 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +22.19% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £17.32 £12.35
90th Percentile £20.75 £47.80 £17.18
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +23.53% -43.33%

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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 21 January 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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony

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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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Networks
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Tandberg