The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.56% 0.68% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 5.66% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 106 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.18% 12.10% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 50
Median daily rate £375 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +26 11 £378 -5.62% 1
West Wales +12 3 £583 -
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) WAN
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) CCNA
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) CCNP
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
8 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
9 5 (19.23%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) IIS
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) LDAP
10 4 (15.38%) SSL
10 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 4 (15.38%) ITSM

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) DHCP
6 5 (19.23%) Internet
6 5 (19.23%) Wireless
7 4 (15.38%) LDAP
7 4 (15.38%) SSL
7 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (11.54%) BGP
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (11.54%) HSRP
8 3 (11.54%) MPLS
8 3 (11.54%) VLAN
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security
9 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 4 (15.38%) ITSM
2 4 (15.38%) Release Management
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
2 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Web Design
2 4 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Security Hardening
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNA
3 7 (26.92%) CCNP
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) MCITP
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCTS
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) F5
3 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 2 (7.69%) CA
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Aruba
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (3.85%) Wyse
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