The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.41% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £393 - £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.64% +7.35%
VPN
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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.91% 10.84% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 17
Median daily rate £393 £225 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 7 £393 -
Weymouth - 2 £268 - 1
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 5 (50.00%) LDAP
4 5 (50.00%) FTP
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Nagios
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) Samba
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) iPad
5 4 (40.00%) tcpdump

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) FTP
2 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 5 (50.00%) IPsec
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) VPLS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Samba
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft