The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 63 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.43% 0.71% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 4.31% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £375 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -31.50%
VPN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 116 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.65% 16.50% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.49% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +11 1 £475 - 3
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (60.87%) Juniper
4 13 (56.52%) MPLS
5 12 (52.17%) McAfee
6 11 (47.83%) IP Telephony
6 11 (47.83%) CCNA
6 11 (47.83%) VoIP
6 11 (47.83%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (43.48%) Avaya
8 9 (39.13%) Wireless
9 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
9 8 (34.78%) WLAN
9 8 (34.78%) Polycom
10 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
10 7 (30.43%) Network Security
10 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (26.09%) Internet
11 6 (26.09%) Windows
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (21.74%) DHCP
12 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
12 5 (21.74%) DNS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) LAN
4 13 (56.52%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) IP Telephony
5 11 (47.83%) VoIP
6 9 (39.13%) Wireless
7 8 (34.78%) WLAN
8 7 (30.43%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 5 (21.74%) DHCP
10 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 5 (21.74%) DNS
10 5 (21.74%) VLAN
11 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (13.04%) IPv4
12 3 (13.04%) IPv6
12 3 (13.04%) H.323
12 3 (13.04%) BGP
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.04%) Handset
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) MCSE
4 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) JNCIS
7 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
8 1 (4.35%) HND
8 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) Juniper
3 12 (52.17%) McAfee
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Avaya
5 8 (34.78%) Polycom
6 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
7 3 (13.04%) Tandberg
8 2 (8.70%) Capita
8 2 (8.70%) HP
9 1 (4.35%) VMware