The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank - 13 6
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead - 2.08% 14.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.29% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £225 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.39%  
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 £16.72
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.71%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 10 14 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 9.62% 14.58% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Median daily rate £255 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Maidenhead

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Maidenhead

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 25 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Snow
3 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (33.33%) NetWitness
3 1 (33.33%) QRadar

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
1 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) NetWitness
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Snow
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk