The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wiltshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 3.29% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 24.19% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
Average daily rate £375 £439 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +46.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 62 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.02% 13.60% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 43 36
Average daily rate £338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £185 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
VPN
South West

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 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -21 1 - - 2
Chippenham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) Juniper
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Cryptography
7 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
7 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) McAfee
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (23.53%) Symantec
8 4 (23.53%) MPLS
8 4 (23.53%) OSPF
8 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) H.323
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) PKI

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) OSPF
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) H.323
3 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) IPv4
4 3 (17.65%) IPv6
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Network Designer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Security Designer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Cryptography
2 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (17.65%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) PDA
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) UAG
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) McAfee
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Tandberg
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.88%) BT
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
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