Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 25 30
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.23% 5.65% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 20.51% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 3
Watford median daily rate £450 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -24.71% +26.87%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £320 £453
% change year-on-year +17.19% -29.28% +74.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £32.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.19 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -34.08% +42.86% +33.33%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 53 78 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.10% 27.56% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 11
Watford median daily rate £329 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.05% -27.06% +26.87%
10th Percentile £216 £245 £210
90th Percentile £475 £459 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 - £33.87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £20.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -15.98% -7.08% +39.82%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Watford

VPN
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

VPN
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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Watford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration