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 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 35 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing VPN 31 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.70% 2.48% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.79% 12.69% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 0
Median daily rate £363 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
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
165 134 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.00% 19.56% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 62
Median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.02% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 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
Swindon +12 20 £363 -23.68% 1
Malmesbury - 6 - -
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 £525 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 39 (63.93%) WAN
2 39 (63.93%) Juniper
3 35 (57.38%) Firewall
4 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (50.82%) BGP
6 30 (49.18%) OSPF
6 30 (49.18%) Security Cleared
7 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
8 28 (45.90%) CCNP
9 27 (44.26%) MPLS
9 27 (44.26%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (42.62%) IPsec
11 23 (37.70%) DV Cleared
12 16 (26.23%) Finance
13 14 (22.95%) JNCIS
13 14 (22.95%) Windows
14 13 (21.31%) DHCP
14 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
14 13 (21.31%) EIGRP
14 13 (21.31%) BT
15 12 (19.67%) JNCIP
15 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
15 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
15 12 (19.67%) DNS
15 12 (19.67%) Linux
16 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
17 10 (16.39%) LAN
17 10 (16.39%) MS Office
17 10 (16.39%) VLAN

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 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) WAN
2 35 (57.38%) Firewall
3 31 (50.82%) BGP
4 30 (49.18%) OSPF
5 27 (44.26%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (44.26%) MPLS
6 26 (42.62%) IPsec
7 13 (21.31%) DHCP
7 13 (21.31%) EIGRP
8 12 (19.67%) DNS
8 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
9 10 (16.39%) Junos
9 10 (16.39%) LAN
9 10 (16.39%) VLAN
9 10 (16.39%) Wireshark
10 9 (14.75%) tcpdump
11 6 (9.84%) HSRP
11 6 (9.84%) WLAN
12 5 (8.20%) Network Security
12 5 (8.20%) RIP
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Billing
2 2 (3.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Designer
1 25 (40.98%) Network Designer
2 14 (22.95%) Network Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) IP Designer
5 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Network Support
6 10 (16.39%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Network Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Support
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Juniper Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Juniper Support
11 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.28%) REST
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Migration
2 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
2 7 (11.48%) SIEM
3 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.20%) Load Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Time Management
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security
5 3 (4.92%) Line Management
5 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.28%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (3.28%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (49.18%) Security Cleared
3 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
4 28 (45.90%) CCNP
5 23 (37.70%) DV Cleared
6 14 (22.95%) JNCIS
7 12 (19.67%) JNCIP
8 8 (13.11%) CCNA
9 5 (8.20%) Degree
10 2 (3.28%) HND
11 1 (1.64%) CCIE
11 1 (1.64%) GCIA
11 1 (1.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 39 (63.93%) Juniper
3 13 (21.31%) BT
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.48%) Intel Security
5 7 (11.48%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) SonicWALL
7 4 (6.56%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.92%) F5
9 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.64%) Draytek
10 1 (1.64%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.64%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Veeam
10 1 (1.64%) VMware
10 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.64%) ZyXEL