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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Dorset
Rank 13 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.20% 0.52% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 3.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £243 £413 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% +54.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £413 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +33.33%

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
19 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.73% 14.58% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 11
Median daily rate £300 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.46 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% +76.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 3 £450 -
Poole - 3 £210 -
Wimborne - 2 £363 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

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

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Network Management
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) X.509
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) X.509
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) FabricPath
6 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) VPLS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Support
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard