The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.89% 0.79% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.65% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £393 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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
66 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.73% 17.00% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 35
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +109.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.15 £146.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Gloucester -1 2 £325 -
Cheltenham -2 1 £390 -0.63%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
5 1 (12.50%) HSRP
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle