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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank - 44 35
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.27% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.82% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
59 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 14.71% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 44
Median daily rate £388 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £243 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

VPN
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

VPN
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
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 18 January 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) OSSEC
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (57.14%) Route 53
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Junos
2 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Artifactory
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) SonarQube
1 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Lead DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
1 4 (57.14%) CoreOS
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
1 4 (57.14%) LXC
1 4 (57.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
1 4 (57.14%) OSSEC
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) New Relic
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco