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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 47 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.40% 3.94% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 17.13% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.48%
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
94 181 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.40% 23.00% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 85 93
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +115.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 4 £400 -11.11%
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 £525 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 31 (75.61%) Cisco
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 24 (58.54%) Juniper
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (43.90%) WAN
5 17 (41.46%) DHCP
5 17 (41.46%) Windows
6 16 (39.02%) CheckPoint
6 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
6 16 (39.02%) DNS
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
8 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (34.15%) Junos
8 14 (34.15%) Wireshark
8 14 (34.15%) Finance
9 13 (31.71%) tcpdump
9 13 (31.71%) MS Visio
9 13 (31.71%) MS Office
10 12 (29.27%) BGP
10 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
11 11 (26.83%) OSPF
12 10 (24.39%) LAN
12 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
12 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
12 10 (24.39%) VLAN
13 9 (21.95%) CCNP
13 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
14 8 (19.51%) MPLS
14 8 (19.51%) CCNA
14 8 (19.51%) Migration

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 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
1 13 (31.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (43.90%) WAN
4 17 (41.46%) DHCP
5 16 (39.02%) DNS
6 14 (34.15%) Junos
6 14 (34.15%) Wireshark
7 13 (31.71%) tcpdump
8 12 (29.27%) BGP
9 11 (26.83%) OSPF
10 10 (24.39%) LAN
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) VLAN
11 8 (19.51%) MPLS
12 7 (17.07%) IPsec
13 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
13 6 (14.63%) HSRP
13 6 (14.63%) WLAN
14 5 (12.20%) RIP
15 4 (9.76%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Network Support
3 13 (31.71%) Network Support Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Network Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Designer
6 6 (14.63%) Network Designer
7 5 (12.20%) IP Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Time Management
3 4 (9.76%) Workflow
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.88%) SIEM
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
4 9 (21.95%) CCNP
5 8 (19.51%) CCNA
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
6 5 (12.20%) JNCIP
7 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) HND
8 2 (4.88%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.44%) CCIE
9 1 (2.44%) GCIA
9 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 24 (58.54%) Juniper
3 16 (39.02%) CheckPoint
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Intel Security
4 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) Draytek
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.44%) ZyXEL