Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 87 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 16 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.06% 0.25% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.46% 2.07% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £200 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +77.78% -66.04%
10th Percentile £255 £118 £106
90th Percentile £433 £317 £344
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £225
% change year-on-year - +44.44% -32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £27.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.25 - -

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 153 145 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.15% 12.16% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 85 95
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £163
90th Percentile £500 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.70% +8.25%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £17.41
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.82% +2.41%

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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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) SCCM
4 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) CCA
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (25.00%) CCEA
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) MCITP
6 4 (25.00%) VCAP
6 4 (25.00%) VCP4
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (18.75%) BitLocker
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring

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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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 2 (12.50%) Yammer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) BGP
1 3 (18.75%) DWDM
1 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) HSRP
1 3 (18.75%) IPsec
1 3 (18.75%) MPLS
1 3 (18.75%) OSPF
1 3 (18.75%) SDH
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) ADSL
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) SONET
2 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) VPLS
2 2 (12.50%) VRRP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Server Management
3 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCA
1 4 (25.00%) CCEA
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCITP
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) VCAP
1 4 (25.00%) VCP4
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) BitLocker
5 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (6.25%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) Nortel
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Ciena
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Huawei
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec