Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 22 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 34 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.55% 1.37% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 10.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Luton median daily rate £355 - £388
10th Percentile £351 - £364
90th Percentile £359 - £421
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £295 £313
% change year-on-year -55.93% -5.60% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Luton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.48% 13.70% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 16
Luton median daily rate £463 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +15.25% +5.36%
10th Percentile £180 £287 £206
90th Percentile £675 £598 £500
Bedfordshire median daily rate £382 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.83% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Luton median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.00% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -54.62% +91.94% +40.91%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Luton

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Luton

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Luton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Adaptive Security
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) DWDM
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Support
2 3 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Adaptive Security
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware