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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 31 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.94% 1.54% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.94% 7.14% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £205
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 - £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-23.37% +14.31%
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
183 154 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.28% 21.63% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 39
Average daily rate £425 £413 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £256 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +12 17 £475 - 1
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) Firewall
3 23 (69.70%) MPLS
4 20 (60.61%) OSPF
4 20 (60.61%) BGP
4 20 (60.61%) LAN
5 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (54.55%) Juniper
6 16 (48.48%) Network Security
7 15 (45.45%) WAN
7 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
8 14 (42.42%) IPsec
9 13 (39.39%) Wireless
9 13 (39.39%) CCNP
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (30.30%) F5
10 10 (30.30%) HSRP
11 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
11 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) VRRP
12 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
12 8 (24.24%) McAfee
12 8 (24.24%) DNS
12 8 (24.24%) VLAN
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (21.21%) Junos
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (21.21%) Kalman Filter

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) MPLS
3 20 (60.61%) OSPF
3 20 (60.61%) BGP
3 20 (60.61%) LAN
4 16 (48.48%) Network Security
5 15 (45.45%) WAN
5 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
6 14 (42.42%) IPsec
7 13 (39.39%) Wireless
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (30.30%) HSRP
9 9 (27.27%) VRRP
10 8 (24.24%) VLAN
10 8 (24.24%) DNS
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (21.21%) Junos
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (21.21%) RIP
11 7 (21.21%) H.323
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Designer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Designer
5 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Network Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Network Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) CLAS Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) Senior CLAS Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 6 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (15.15%) iPhone
3 5 (15.15%) iPad
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (12.12%) Time Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) ISMS
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) JNCIS
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) CCNA
7 4 (12.12%) CCIE
8 3 (9.09%) CISSP
8 3 (9.09%) JNCIE
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (6.06%) MCSE
9 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Juniper
3 10 (30.30%) F5
4 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
4 8 (24.24%) McAfee
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Intel
5 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
5 7 (21.21%) IronPort
6 6 (18.18%) Tandberg
7 5 (15.15%) Apple
7 5 (15.15%) Radware
8 4 (12.12%) Remedy
9 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
9 3 (9.09%) Websense
10 2 (6.06%) Avaya
10 2 (6.06%) NetQoS
11 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
11 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
11 1 (3.03%) Veeam