Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -15
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.39% 1.80% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 13.33% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Swindon median daily rate £388 £380 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% -18.93% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £205 £330
90th Percentile £645 £469 £503
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £370 £475
% change year-on-year +1.35% -22.11% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £110.00 -

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 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 105 120 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.22% 13.50% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 46
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £195 £140 £266
90th Percentile £611 £665 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Swindon median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -25.53% -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +91.49% -47.78%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 6 (54.55%) AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
4 4 (36.36%) Project Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
5 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (27.27%) Meraki
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible
5 3 (27.27%) Docker
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) GCP
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu

VPN
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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) GCP
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DMZ
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) HSRP
4 1 (9.09%) Junos
4 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Platform Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Platform Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SAML
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Debian
2 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) RHCE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
1 3 (27.27%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Meraki
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds