The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 24 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.04% 0.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.06% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £283
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.42 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-5.28% +0.98%
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Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.36% 13.06% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 53
Median daily rate £363 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 31 (83.78%) WAN
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (78.38%) Juniper
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) CCNP
3 28 (75.68%) MPLS
3 28 (75.68%) OSPF
3 28 (75.68%) BGP
3 28 (75.68%) IPsec
3 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
3 28 (75.68%) SC Cleared
4 25 (67.57%) DV Cleared
5 19 (51.35%) JNCIS
6 17 (45.95%) BT
7 16 (43.24%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) Firewall
8 11 (29.73%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) JNCIP
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (27.03%) EIGRP
10 7 (18.92%) Intel Security
11 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
11 6 (16.22%) Sourcefire
11 6 (16.22%) SIEM
12 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
12 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
12 5 (13.51%) Citrix
12 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) WAN
2 28 (75.68%) BGP
2 28 (75.68%) IPsec
2 28 (75.68%) MPLS
2 28 (75.68%) OSPF
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (27.03%) EIGRP
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) Telepresence
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.70%) RSVP
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Billing
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Designer
1 27 (72.97%) Network Designer
2 10 (27.03%) IP Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) SIEM
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) Network Management
3 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.70%) B2B
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (75.68%) CCNP
2 28 (75.68%) SC Cleared
2 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
3 25 (67.57%) DV Cleared
4 19 (51.35%) JNCIS
5 10 (27.03%) JNCIP
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) HND
7 1 (2.70%) CCDA
7 1 (2.70%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
1 29 (78.38%) Juniper
2 17 (45.95%) BT
3 7 (18.92%) Intel Security
4 6 (16.22%) Sourcefire
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft