The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.08% 4.86% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 20.34% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £485 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+107.01% -25.00%
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Hampshire

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
24 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.90% 23.89% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 11
Median daily rate £313 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £558 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

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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 25 August 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (45.45%) SSH
3 5 (45.45%) PKI
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
4 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
4 4 (36.36%) SAS 70
4 4 (36.36%) AIX
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Document Management
4 4 (36.36%) COBIT
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) COSO
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) PKI
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Document Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) GCIA
2 3 (27.27%) GCIH
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCVP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VCP4
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COBIT
1 4 (36.36%) COSO
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
1 4 (36.36%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) BT
4 1 (9.09%) CommVault
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) VMware