Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 23 October 2018 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 29 35
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 3.50% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.82% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 10
Dorset median daily rate - £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.56% -
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.86% -2.78% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -46.88% +158.06%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 44 78 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.71% 27.27% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 31
Dorset median daily rate £400 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.28% +4.67%
10th Percentile £178 £208 £180
90th Percentile £475 £475 £425
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Dorset median hourly rate £10.00 £39.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.68% +75.56% -47.01%
10th Percentile £9.50 £21.06 £14.44
90th Percentile £10.50 £42.95 £29.80
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Dorset

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Dorset

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Dorset