The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 42 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.31% 1.82% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.18% 8.82% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £300 £500 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +426.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £277 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £26.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-34.90% +36.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 68 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.13% 20.61% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 108
Average daily rate £425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VPN
South West

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £375 - 1
Gloucester -14 1 - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Dursley - - - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 3 (20.00%) CCSP
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) MPLS
2 4 (26.67%) BGP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) 3G
5 1 (6.67%) Broadband
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) TACACS
5 1 (6.67%) X.21
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (20.00%) CMDB
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITSM
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Release Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCSP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) AppSense
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Mercator
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Trustwave
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