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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.50% 3.02% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 14.63% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.66%
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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
72 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.00% 20.60% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 36
Median daily rate £350 £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £321 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

VPN
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

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 27 May 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 18 (75.00%) PKI
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (41.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (41.67%) CLAS
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) SSL
7 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) SIEM
8 7 (29.17%) SSH
8 7 (29.17%) HTTP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) AIX
9 6 (25.00%) Solaris
9 6 (25.00%) Document Management
9 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (25.00%) Information Assurance
9 6 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (25.00%) Analytics
9 6 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
10 5 (20.83%) Security Operations

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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 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) SSL
3 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 7 (29.17%) SSH
4 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) TACACS
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Information Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) CLAS Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) PKI
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (29.17%) SIEM
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (25.00%) Document Management
3 6 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
4 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (41.67%) CLAS
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CISSP
4 5 (20.83%) GCIA
4 5 (20.83%) GCIH
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) CCNP
8 1 (4.17%) CCDA
8 1 (4.17%) CCDP
8 1 (4.17%) CCIE
8 1 (4.17%) CCVP
8 1 (4.17%) MCSE
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.17%) VCP4
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) COBIT
2 4 (16.67%) COSO
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.67%) RMADS
2 4 (16.67%) SAS 70
3 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) NetWitness
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (4.17%) Aruba
5 1 (4.17%) BT
5 1 (4.17%) CommVault
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) VMware