The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 47 50
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.93% 6.65% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 21
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £480 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £20.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.60 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VPN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft