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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21  
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.06% 5.08% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 21.15% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 3
Median daily rate £345 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.94% +20.63%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 156 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.94% 24.00% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 101 53
Median daily rate £370 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +102.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £22.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Wiltshire

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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

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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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -19 2 £325 -13.33% 2
Corsham - 2 - -
Salisbury - 1 £365 -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 11 (61.11%) Load Balancing
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) SIEM
6 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
8 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (33.33%) Juniper
8 6 (33.33%) SSL
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
9 5 (27.78%) McAfee
9 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (27.78%) ISMS
9 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
9 5 (27.78%) Security Management
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) Information Security
9 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) McAfee ePO

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) Broadband
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) ISDN
6 2 (11.11%) Skype
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Redmine
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Load Balancing
2 8 (44.44%) SIEM
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Data Encryption
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
5 5 (27.78%) ISMS
5 5 (27.78%) Network Segmentation
5 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SANS
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) pfSense
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Aruba
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) McAfee
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
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