The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.55% 0.68% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 5.43% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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
110 92 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.26% 12.52% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 80
Median daily rate £425 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +64.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Swindon +9 4 £500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Juniper
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (59.26%) DNS
4 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 16 (59.26%) DHCP
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 14 (51.85%) Junos
7 13 (48.15%) tcpdump
7 13 (48.15%) Wireshark
7 13 (48.15%) MS Office
7 13 (48.15%) MS Visio
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
10 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
11 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
11 5 (18.52%) WAN
11 5 (18.52%) SSL
12 4 (14.81%) HTTP
12 4 (14.81%) LAN
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) Python
12 4 (14.81%) Java
12 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
12 4 (14.81%) SQL
12 4 (14.81%) MySQL
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (14.81%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
1 13 (48.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (14.81%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (14.81%) Route 53
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (59.26%) DHCP
3 16 (59.26%) DNS
4 14 (51.85%) Junos
5 13 (48.15%) tcpdump
5 13 (48.15%) Wireshark
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) SSL
7 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN
9 3 (11.11%) BGP
9 3 (11.11%) HSRP
9 3 (11.11%) OSPF
9 3 (11.11%) RIP
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security
11 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) SonarQube
1 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 14 (51.85%) Network Support
3 13 (48.15%) Network Support Engineer
3 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Support
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper Support
6 2 (7.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) ELK Stack
2 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) CESG
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) CoreOS
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
1 4 (14.81%) Python
1 4 (14.81%) Ruby
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
1 4 (14.81%) LXC
1 4 (14.81%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.41%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
1 4 (14.81%) OSSEC
1 4 (14.81%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) New Relic
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
5 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
6 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Draytek
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas
7 1 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.70%) ZyXEL