Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 3.67% 2.29% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 33.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Bournemouth median daily rate £273 £421 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.31% - -
Dorset median daily rate £434 £315 -
% change year-on-year +37.70% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - £10.00
Dorset median hourly rate - - £10.00

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 8.26% 6.88% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Bournemouth median daily rate £344 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% -7.19% +11.11%
10th Percentile £271 £206 £182
90th Percentile £413 £448 £441
Dorset median daily rate £421 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +9.77% +2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £25.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +137.21% -55.21%
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £42.46
% change year-on-year +64.58% -43.48% +28.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bournemouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Bournemouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Bournemouth

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Bournemouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Icinga
3 1 (25.00%) F5

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Icinga
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) VMware