Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 +12
Contract jobs citing VPN 20 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.20% 0.30% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.25% 2.63% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Glasgow median daily rate £425 - £288
10th Percentile £260 - £238
90th Percentile £590 - £327
Scotland median daily rate £300 £375 £287
% change year-on-year -20.00% +30.89% +27.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -61.11% +7.14% +250.00%

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 151 152 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.04% 11.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 70 91
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +18.52% +7.57%
10th Percentile £122 £135 £219
90th Percentile £507 £550 £431
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% -63.98% +276.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.73 £43.70
90th Percentile £19.50 £22.75 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +223.89%

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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 17 October 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 17 October 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 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) ADSL
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) DSL
3 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) BC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (30.00%) xDSL
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
4 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (30.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) RIP
4 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) ATM
4 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance

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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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) ADSL
2 7 (35.00%) DSL
2 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) ATM
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (30.00%) MPLS
3 6 (30.00%) OSPF
3 6 (30.00%) RIP
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) xDSL
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) DWDM
5 4 (20.00%) SDH
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
3 2 (10.00%) German Language
3 2 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Traffic Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) OAuth
1 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Proactive Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCNA
1 7 (35.00%) CCNP
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) BC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCIP
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (15.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (15.00%) Malwarebytes
1 3 (15.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Ambari
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (5.00%) Oozie
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (20.00%) Avaya
3 4 (20.00%) Nortel
4 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (15.00%) Sophos
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Ciena
5 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Huawei
5 2 (10.00%) iManage
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos
6 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau