Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 20 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31 -20
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.82% 0.92% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 7.35% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +28.30% -11.67%
10th Percentile £169 £373 £313
90th Percentile £445 £468 £419
South Wales median daily rate £350 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -17.65% +25.00% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year - -33.74% -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 68 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.53% 12.48% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 130
Cardiff median daily rate £290 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +16.28% -19.38%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £211
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £328
% change year-on-year -20.94% +22.14% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +42.86%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCDA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) iptables
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Proactive Management
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) Junos
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCDA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) iptables
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle