Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.16% 4.17% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 23.44% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 4
Middlesex median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £335 £406 £348
90th Percentile £585 £488 £584
South East median daily rate £370 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -10.30% +3.13% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -34.62% +35.06% -3.75%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 30 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.63% 17.78% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 18
Middlesex median daily rate £358 £406 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £204 £309 £285
90th Percentile £567 £526 £565
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Middlesex median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Middlesex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Middlesex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Middlesex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Middlesex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto