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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 41 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.11% 0.92% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 7.69% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £330 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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
90 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.95% 11.90% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 51
Median daily rate £338 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Cheltenham +9 5 £330 -38.60% 5
Gloucester 0 3 £131 -70.83% 1
Cirencester - 2 £400 - 1
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) Sophos
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) XenApp
7 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
7 4 (26.67%) UAG
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (26.67%) BitLocker
7 4 (26.67%) Canon
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) ITSM

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) HSRP
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CMDB
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
1 4 (26.67%) ITSM
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) MCP
7 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) BitLocker
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (26.67%) UAG
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) Sophos
5 4 (26.67%) AppSense
5 4 (26.67%) Canon
6 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
8 1 (6.67%) Aruba
8 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
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