Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 79 77
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.49% 0.55% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 3.57% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Glasgow median daily rate £241 £169 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.96% -49.06% -33.75%
10th Percentile £100 £106 £144
90th Percentile £318 £351 £450
Scotland median daily rate £225 £275 £325
% change year-on-year -18.18% -15.38% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £12.75 - £15.75
90th Percentile £14.25 - £17.25
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -59.09% +100.00% -

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 153 168 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.72% 15.40% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 96 111
Glasgow median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% -0.74%
10th Percentile £201 £163 £150
90th Percentile £473 £465 £430
Scotland median daily rate £338 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +6.58% -76.10%
10th Percentile £11.40 £17.32 £15.08
90th Percentile £42.80 £36.35 £17.23
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.61% -38.67% +20.97%

VPN
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 26 April 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 26 April 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 3 (42.86%) ADSL
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) xDSL
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) WAN

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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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ADSL
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) xDSL
3 1 (14.29%) Converged Networks
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Management
2 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Tandberg