Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 72 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.23% 1.25% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 8.14% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 7
Glasgow median daily rate - £275 £275
Scotland median daily rate £373 £286 £275
% change year-on-year +30.36% +3.91% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £16.50
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% +150.00% +37.50%

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 149 172 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.48% 15.32% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 94 90
Glasgow median daily rate £394 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.54% +3.08% -1.89%
10th Percentile £135 £210 £149
90th Percentile £550 £445 £463
Scotland median daily rate £358 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +5.15% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.10% +131.43% -41.67%

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

VPN
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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills

VPN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VSAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam