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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 53 52 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% 0.35% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 2.67% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £400 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.17% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.78
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.35%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 75 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.14% 13.04% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 57
Median daily rate £319 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Glasgow

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security

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Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware