The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 44 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% 1.15% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 7.41% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Average daily rate
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- £205 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £16.92 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.77% +7.42%
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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
93 54 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.68% 15.52% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 47
Average daily rate £450 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £193 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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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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 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
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