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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.95% 1.94% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -36.45%
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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
47 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.27% 21.36% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £140 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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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

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 7 July 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
2 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (33.33%) PKI
5 4 (33.33%) GCIA
5 4 (33.33%) GCIH
5 4 (33.33%) Document Management
5 4 (33.33%) SSH
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
5 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) COSO
5 4 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) SIEM
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Low Latency

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (33.33%) MS Project
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) SSH
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) TACACS
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) ATM
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) GCIA
1 4 (33.33%) GCIH
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) COBIT
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 4 (33.33%) COSO
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Nokia
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault