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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.13% 0.84% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.05% 7.69% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £140 £538 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.95% +79.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £468 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £608 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £277
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +26.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +2.18%
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
83 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.66% 10.97% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 58
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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
Gloucester - 5 £128 -
Cirencester - 3 £400 -
Cheltenham +11 2 £233 -62.80% 4
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Sophos
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) UAG
6 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
6 4 (33.33%) Canon
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) ITSM
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (8.33%) HSRP
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 4 (33.33%) ITSM
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) UAG
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Sophos
4 4 (33.33%) AppSense
4 4 (33.33%) Canon
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (8.33%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
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