The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 77 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +36
Contract jobs citing VPN 21 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.18% 1.82% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 7.20% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 14
Median daily rate £330 £368 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £574 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.42 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-26.71% +10.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
436 486 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.58% 25.25% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 299 206
Median daily rate £409 £352 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 48
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Hampshire region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Hampshire region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -5 7 £175 -12.50% 4
Basingstoke +3 4 £460 -21.70% 1
Southampton +9 2 - -
Winchester 0 1 £260 -38.82%
Havant -6 1 - - 5
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 £400 - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 13 (34.21%) MS Office
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) SSL
9 9 (23.68%) LAN
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) CCNP
10 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.05%) Wireless
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 8 (21.05%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) VLAN
11 7 (18.42%) Citrix
11 7 (18.42%) Juniper
11 7 (18.42%) BGP
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.79%) vSphere
12 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.79%) Windows Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) SSL
3 9 (23.68%) LAN
4 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.05%) WAN
4 8 (21.05%) Wireless
5 7 (18.42%) BGP
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.42%) VLAN
6 6 (15.79%) OSPF
7 5 (13.16%) Network Security
8 4 (10.53%) HTTP
8 4 (10.53%) IPsec
8 4 (10.53%) SAN
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.89%) DNS
10 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
10 2 (5.26%) SSH
11 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) SAML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) BYOD
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) DataPower
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) CentOS
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) ITSM
3 3 (7.89%) SIEM
4 2 (5.26%) Analytics
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Coaching
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 8 (21.05%) Degree
5 6 (15.79%) CCNA
6 5 (13.16%) CCDP
6 5 (13.16%) JNCIS
7 3 (7.89%) MCSE
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.26%) CISSP
8 2 (5.26%) GCIA
8 2 (5.26%) GCIH
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CCSE
9 1 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.63%) MCP
9 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) COBIT
1 2 (5.26%) COSO
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) SAS 70
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) RMADS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) vCloud
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) CSIRT
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) Brocade
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) Remedy
7 2 (5.26%) Adobe
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) Google
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.26%) Lotus
7 2 (5.26%) NetWitness
7 2 (5.26%) Nortel
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
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