Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 52 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +20
Contract jobs citing VPN 26 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.03% 2.65% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 14.23% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 16
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £348 £313 £98
90th Percentile £500 £500 £519
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £384
% change year-on-year +5.00% -8.79% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £21.25 £40.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -46.88% +300.00% -41.18%

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 179 239 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.98% 18.60% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 140 138
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -10.22%
10th Percentile £264 £261 £209
90th Percentile £595 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.78% +15.38% +67.96%
10th Percentile £14.35 £28.34 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.53 £77.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Wiltshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Wiltshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Wiltshire

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Wiltshire

VPN
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 23 November 2017. 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 -15 8 £450 +20.00% 2
Corsham +3 5 £475 -9.52%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (57.69%) Linux
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) Apple iOS
3 11 (42.31%) NVQ Level 4
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 9 (34.62%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (34.62%) Ethernet
6 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (26.92%) Electronics
6 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) SAP
6 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
6 7 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
6 7 (26.92%) Marketing
7 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
9 4 (15.38%) JSON

VPN
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Jetty
2 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) IaaS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) PaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
2 3 (11.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (11.54%) Route 53
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Serverless
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Google App Engine
3 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Ethernet
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) BGP
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) IPsec
4 2 (7.69%) IPv6
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
4 2 (7.69%) Multicast
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) SMS
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
2 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Electronics
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) Apple iOS
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) CentOS
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.69%) CoreOS
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) DSDM
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) NVQ Level 4
3 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.85%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.85%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Docker
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.69%) GlusterFS
4 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
1 2 (7.69%) OSSEC
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) New Relic
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper