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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 22 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.98% 5.93% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 17.50% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £460 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%

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
58 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.52% 33.90% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 17
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £538 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +32.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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
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 16 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Brocade
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (16.67%) RMADS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

VPN
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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Boundary Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Brocade
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft