The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing VPN 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.72% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.62% 4.88% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£263 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.55% 16.14% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 35
Average daily rate £288 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 6 £263 - 1
Gloucester - - - - 2
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) WAN
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (50.00%) MPLS
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (40.00%) SSL
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (30.00%) VLAN
8 6 (30.00%) F5
8 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
8 6 (30.00%) ProxySG
8 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
9 5 (25.00%) Change Management
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) WAN
3 10 (50.00%) MPLS
3 10 (50.00%) BGP
4 8 (40.00%) SSL
4 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (30.00%) VLAN
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
7 4 (20.00%) IPv4
7 4 (20.00%) IPv6
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 2 (10.00%) Ethereal
9 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
9 2 (10.00%) SONET
9 2 (10.00%) ATM
9 2 (10.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Team Leader
1 7 (35.00%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Network Supervisor
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) JDBC
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (5.00%) ITSM
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCSP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
1 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) McAfee
5 4 (20.00%) Apple
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) NetQoS
8 1 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) AppSense
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Mercator
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago