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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.90% 1.90% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 8.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -31.50%
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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
41 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.52% 23.70% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 10
Average daily rate £400 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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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

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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

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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 24 April 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) GCIA
3 3 (50.00%) GCIH
3 3 (50.00%) Document Management
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) COSO
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (50.00%) AIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) GCIA
1 3 (50.00%) GCIH
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) COSO
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy