The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 46 34
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.75% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.70% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -33.49%
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.17% 12.76% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 23
Average daily rate £300 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales