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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing VPN 29 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.87% 3.75% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.86% 16.38% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 0
Median daily rate £363 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+103.44% -23.68%
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
146 177 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.50% 22.90% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 83
Median daily rate £363 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £220 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 19 £369 -22.36% 1
Malmesbury - 4 - -
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 £525 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (72.92%) Cisco
2 33 (68.75%) Firewall
3 28 (58.33%) Juniper
4 24 (50.00%) WAN
5 23 (47.92%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (35.42%) DHCP
7 17 (35.42%) Windows
8 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 16 (33.33%) BGP
8 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 16 (33.33%) DNS
8 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 15 (31.25%) Finance
9 15 (31.25%) OSPF
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
10 14 (29.17%) Wireshark
10 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
10 14 (29.17%) Junos
11 13 (27.08%) tcpdump
11 13 (27.08%) CCNP
11 13 (27.08%) MS Visio
11 13 (27.08%) MS Office
12 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (25.00%) MPLS
13 11 (22.92%) IPsec
14 10 (20.83%) VLAN
14 10 (20.83%) EIGRP
14 10 (20.83%) LAN
15 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery

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 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Office
1 13 (27.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) WAN
3 23 (47.92%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (35.42%) DHCP
5 16 (33.33%) BGP
5 16 (33.33%) DNS
6 15 (31.25%) OSPF
7 14 (29.17%) Junos
7 14 (29.17%) Wireshark
8 13 (27.08%) tcpdump
9 12 (25.00%) MPLS
9 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.92%) IPsec
11 10 (20.83%) EIGRP
11 10 (20.83%) LAN
11 10 (20.83%) VLAN
12 6 (12.50%) HSRP
12 6 (12.50%) WLAN
13 5 (10.42%) Network Security
13 5 (10.42%) RIP
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
2 2 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Network Support
2 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Network Support Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Designer
5 10 (20.83%) Network Designer
6 9 (18.75%) IP Designer
7 7 (14.58%) Network Analyst
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Support
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Juniper Support
10 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.17%) REST
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (8.33%) SIEM
3 4 (8.33%) Time Management
3 4 (8.33%) Workflow
4 3 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (6.25%) Line Management
4 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Network Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) CCNP
5 9 (18.75%) JNCIP
6 8 (16.67%) CCNA
6 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 5 (10.42%) Degree
8 2 (4.17%) HND
8 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.08%) CCIE
9 1 (2.08%) GCIA
9 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Cisco
2 28 (58.33%) Juniper
3 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 3 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.08%) BT
7 1 (2.08%) Draytek
7 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard