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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.67% 1.57% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 10.67% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 14
Average daily rate
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- £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -92.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -21.05%
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
140 75 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.47% 14.73% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 40 76
Average daily rate £438 £300 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -85.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
(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 -7 5 - - 2
Chippenham - - - - 1
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Windows
6 12 (48.00%) WAN
7 11 (44.00%) LAN
7 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (40.00%) ITIL
9 9 (36.00%) MPLS
10 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (32.00%) Wireless
10 8 (32.00%) McAfee
10 8 (32.00%) Avaya
10 8 (32.00%) DNS
10 8 (32.00%) CCNP
10 8 (32.00%) CCNA
10 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (28.00%) HP
11 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (28.00%) VoIP
11 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
11 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (24.00%) VMware
12 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
12 6 (24.00%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) Wireless
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) VoIP
7 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 5 (20.00%) WLAN
9 4 (16.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) Internet
9 4 (16.00%) OSPF
9 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (8.00%) DMVPN
10 2 (8.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Designer
2 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.00%) PDA
3 3 (12.00%) Handset
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
3 3 (12.00%) iPhone
4 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) ArchiMate
3 4 (16.00%) DoDAF
3 4 (16.00%) MODAF
3 4 (16.00%) SysML
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) SSADM
3 4 (16.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) CAD
5 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (16.00%) MCSE
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
9 1 (4.00%) CCIE
9 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) MetaFrame
3 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) McAfee
4 8 (32.00%) Avaya
5 7 (28.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
7 5 (20.00%) Polycom
8 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
8 4 (16.00%) Brocade
9 3 (12.00%) Dell
9 3 (12.00%) Citrix
10 2 (8.00%) Tandberg
11 1 (4.00%) Lotus
11 1 (4.00%) Apple
11 1 (4.00%) Symantec
11 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
11 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
11 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 19 days ago