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 23 June 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)
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 4.03% - 10.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% - 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Median daily rate £360 - £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% +26.66%  

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 13 9 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 10.48% 7.14% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 24
Median daily rate £360 £270 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -32.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (80.00%) MobileIron
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) VB
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) MobileIron
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix