Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 40 52
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.09% 3.58% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 20.00% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 9
Swindon median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% -
10th Percentile £334 £313 £283
90th Percentile £503 £500 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 84 120 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.46% 17.88% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 83
Swindon median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £295 £269
90th Percentile £500 £500 £548
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Swindon median hourly rate £23.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £14.35 - £15.00
90th Percentile £37.53 - £41.95
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -47.78% +15.38% +67.96%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Swindon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Route 53
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (37.50%) Serverless
3 3 (37.50%) DSDM
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Jetty
2 1 (12.50%) Mongrel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (37.50%) Route 53
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Serverless
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) SMS
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CoreOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) DSDM
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) GlusterFS
3 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) OSSEC
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat