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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 55 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 13 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.79% 0.91% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 7.25% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Average daily rate
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- £290 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.92 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.29% -3.31%
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
151 69 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.83% 12.57% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 39 68
Average daily rate £400 £315 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -19.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +39.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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
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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 -5 3 - - 2
Chippenham - 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) HP
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) ArchiMate
7 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) ProCurve
7 4 (30.77%) Brocade
7 4 (30.77%) DoDAF
7 4 (30.77%) MODAF
7 4 (30.77%) SysML
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) UML
7 4 (30.77%) SSADM
8 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 3 (23.08%) LAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) ATM
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) TACACS
5 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) 3G
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) PDA
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
1 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) SSADM
2 4 (30.77%) ArchiMate
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 4 (30.77%) DoDAF
2 4 (30.77%) MODAF
2 4 (30.77%) SysML
3 3 (23.08%) CAD
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) MetaFrame
3 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Brocade
5 4 (30.77%) ProCurve
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Avaya
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
8 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
8 1 (7.69%) Lotus
8 1 (7.69%) Apple
8 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.69%) Symantec
8 1 (7.69%) McAfee
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