The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 March 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 45
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.53% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.72
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.71%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 19 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 20.30% 7.22% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 17
Median daily rate £235 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% -53.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Somerset