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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.48% - 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% - 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+14.31% +8.64%
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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
38 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.18% 17.11% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 19
Average daily rate £325 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £73.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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

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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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix