The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.90% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£485 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-23.37% +14.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.45% 18.18% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 26
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Basingstoke region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) SSL
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) PKI
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) SSH
6 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (33.33%) Information Security
6 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) HTTP
6 6 (33.33%) Middleware
7 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
8 4 (22.22%) CCNP
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) BGP
8 4 (22.22%) OSPF
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 4 (22.22%) Nokia

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) SSL
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) HTTP
3 6 (33.33%) SSH
4 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (22.22%) TACACS
4 4 (22.22%) IPsec
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) BGP
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (16.67%) ATM
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Chief Security Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) PKI
3 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) RMADS
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) CESG
5 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Information Security
1 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 4 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) GCIA
3 3 (16.67%) GCIH
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) COSO
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Nokia
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (16.67%) BT
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault