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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 15 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Contract jobs citing VPN 21 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.62% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.58% 2.33% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +2.94%
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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
71 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.40% 11.94% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 59
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.63 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -29.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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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

VPN
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 3 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 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 28 (82.35%) WAN
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) Juniper
2 26 (76.47%) Cisco
3 25 (73.53%) CCNP
3 25 (73.53%) MPLS
3 25 (73.53%) OSPF
3 25 (73.53%) BGP
3 25 (73.53%) IPsec
3 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
3 25 (73.53%) SC Cleared
4 24 (70.59%) DV Cleared
5 17 (50.00%) JNCIS
6 16 (47.06%) BT
6 16 (47.06%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Firewall
7 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (23.53%) JNCIP
8 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
9 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
10 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
10 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
10 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (14.71%) Citrix
10 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Load Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (14.71%) SIEM

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 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) WAN
2 25 (73.53%) BGP
2 25 (73.53%) IPsec
2 25 (73.53%) MPLS
2 25 (73.53%) OSPF
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) SSL
6 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (5.88%) Telepresence
6 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Designer
1 24 (70.59%) Network Designer
2 8 (23.53%) IP Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) REST
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (14.71%) Load Testing
1 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
1 5 (14.71%) SIEM
2 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) Network Design
3 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) B2B
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) ERP
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (73.53%) CCNP
2 25 (73.53%) SC Cleared
2 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
3 24 (70.59%) DV Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) JNCIS
5 8 (23.53%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.94%) CCDA
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) HND
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
1 26 (76.47%) Juniper
2 16 (47.06%) BT
3 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
5 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft