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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.92% 4.72% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 20.00% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.22%
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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
55 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.63% 23.58% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 28
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £341 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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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

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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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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 26 June 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 26 June 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 10 (62.50%) PKI
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (37.50%) CLAS
6 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (25.00%) SSH
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
8 3 (18.75%) SAS 70
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
8 3 (18.75%) Middleware
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) AIX

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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 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) SSH
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) TACACS
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) PKI
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Document Management
3 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (37.50%) CLAS
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) GCIA
5 2 (12.50%) GCIH
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
6 1 (6.25%) CCDP
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) CCVP
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) VCP4
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) COBIT
2 3 (18.75%) COSO
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (18.75%) RMADS
2 3 (18.75%) SAS 70
3 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) NetWitness
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) VMware