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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.19% 3.43% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 16.84% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £358 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.48%
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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
48 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.24% 20.39% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 76
Median daily rate £400 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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

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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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
1 21 (75.00%) Juniper
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 15 (53.57%) DHCP
4 14 (50.00%) DNS
4 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 12 (42.86%) Junos
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
7 11 (39.29%) MS Office
7 11 (39.29%) tcpdump
8 10 (35.71%) WAN
9 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) BGP
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (25.00%) MPLS
11 7 (25.00%) OSPF
11 7 (25.00%) CCNP
11 7 (25.00%) IPsec
11 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
13 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
14 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
14 4 (14.29%) LAN
15 3 (10.71%) SLA

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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 11 (39.29%) MS Office
1 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) DHCP
3 14 (50.00%) DNS
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (42.86%) Junos
5 12 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 11 (39.29%) tcpdump
7 10 (35.71%) WAN
8 8 (28.57%) BGP
9 7 (25.00%) IPsec
9 7 (25.00%) MPLS
9 7 (25.00%) OSPF
10 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
11 4 (14.29%) LAN
12 2 (7.14%) HSRP
12 2 (7.14%) Internet
12 2 (7.14%) VLAN
13 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
13 1 (3.57%) Network Security
13 1 (3.57%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Network Support
2 12 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Designer
4 6 (21.43%) Network Designer
5 5 (17.86%) IP Designer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper Support
7 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) ERP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.71%) Workflow
2 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) ERP
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
5 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) HND
6 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
1 21 (75.00%) Juniper
2 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.57%) TippingPoint