The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 61 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing VPN 16 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.71% 0.33% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.74% 3.30% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 13
Median daily rate £350 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £523 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £14.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+122.41% -24.67%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 91 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.88% 9.90% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 53 65
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VPN.

1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Wireless
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) WAN
4 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
5 14 (48.28%) LAN
6 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
8 10 (34.48%) DHCP
8 10 (34.48%) HP
8 10 (34.48%) DNS
9 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (31.03%) SCCM
10 8 (27.59%) Finance
10 8 (27.59%) Dell
10 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
10 8 (27.59%) Linux
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (24.14%) Puppet
11 7 (24.14%) DevOps
11 7 (24.14%) Ansible
11 7 (24.14%) MS Office
11 7 (24.14%) IBM
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) SLA
11 7 (24.14%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.24%) Mule
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (20.69%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Wireless
2 15 (51.72%) WAN
3 14 (48.28%) LAN
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) DHCP
5 10 (34.48%) DNS
6 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) MPLS
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (20.69%) FWSM
9 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
9 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
10 5 (17.24%) IPsec
10 5 (17.24%) Network Security
11 4 (13.79%) Internet
11 4 (13.79%) OSPF
11 4 (13.79%) VoIP
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) CESG
2 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Network Management
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) CCDP
4 3 (10.34%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) CCVP
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) CLAS
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
3 6 (20.69%) XenApp
3 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
4 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) MOM
4 1 (3.45%) Nessus
4 1 (3.45%) Nmap
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
3 10 (34.48%) HP
4 8 (27.59%) Dell
5 7 (24.14%) Google
5 7 (24.14%) IBM
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) CA
6 6 (20.69%) IronPort
6 6 (20.69%) Nokia
6 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
7 5 (17.24%) Juniper
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
8 4 (13.79%) F5
8 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
8 4 (13.79%) Wyse
9 2 (6.90%) AppSense
9 2 (6.90%) Citrix
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