Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 28 October 2020 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 28 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.54% 1.42% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 9.49% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 16
Median daily rate £500 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +0.67% -21.58%
10th Percentile £428 £314 £95
90th Percentile £573 £600 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 112 295 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.29% 15.01% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 183 142
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £158
90th Percentile £638 £600 £611
South West median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.29% +12.19%
10th Percentile £41.43 £30.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £53.30 £52.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +30.77%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Wiltshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VPN in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for VPN in Wiltshire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VPN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VPN in Wiltshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VPN in Wiltshire.

Hourly rate trend for VPN in Wiltshire

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Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +40 1 £575 +31.05%
Corsham +11 1 - -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (33.33%) ISSEP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) System Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) NsoIT
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (33.33%) ISSEP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk