The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 6.25% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £331 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £346 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £378 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
VPN
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.41% 14.88% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 33
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (75.00%) ScanSafe
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (75.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ScanSafe
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec