The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 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.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 17
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 2.06% 7.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -2.89% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 12 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 11.11% 12.37% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £165 £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +74.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Watford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Watford