Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 7 August 2020 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 49 82
Rank change year-on-year +24 +33 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 23 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.02% 3.10% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 15.13% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 15
Median daily rate £316 £140 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.89% -68.89% -
10th Percentile £225 £130 £157
90th Percentile £415 £370 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £410
% change year-on-year +10.34% -11.59% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +3.29%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 32 152 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.33% 20.51% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 113 147
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% -6.98%
10th Percentile £140 £135 £250
90th Percentile £450 £571 £588
South East median daily rate £410 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -0.61% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +151.39% +2.86%
10th Percentile £15.23 £19.46 £15.03
90th Percentile £187.50 £131.25 £46.25
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.75% -2.76% +42.86%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VPN in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Synology
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Synology
2 1 (50.00%) VMware