The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.57% - 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% - 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +32.81%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.44% 17.39% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 6
Average daily rate £375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VPN
South Wales

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) MS Excel
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (53.33%) DHCP
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (53.33%) VMware
6 8 (53.33%) Office 365
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (40.00%) Firewall
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) IIS
8 6 (40.00%) SAN
8 6 (40.00%) Windows Intune
9 5 (33.33%) SCDPM
9 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (33.33%) Internet
9 5 (33.33%) McAfee
9 5 (33.33%) MCSE
9 5 (33.33%) MCTS
9 5 (33.33%) MCITP
9 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (26.67%) vSphere

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) SAN
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.67%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
3 3 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (33.33%) MCTS
1 5 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) UAG
4 1 (6.67%) MetaFrame
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Intune
2 5 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
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