The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 107 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing VPN 16 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 0.69% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 3.53% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £159 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -31.50%
VPN
South East

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
402 397 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.91% 19.58% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 213 190
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 7 £450 - 3
Basingstoke +4 4 £400 -23.80% 2
Hook - 1 £413 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) DNS
6 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 11 (39.29%) Network Design
7 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) Juniper
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (32.14%) NetApp
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) WAN
8 9 (32.14%) DHCP
9 8 (28.57%) LAN
9 8 (28.57%) BMC
9 8 (28.57%) CA
9 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Service Management
9 8 (28.57%) vSphere
9 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (28.57%) FlexPod
10 7 (25.00%) vCloud
11 6 (21.43%) VLAN
11 6 (21.43%) CCNA
11 6 (21.43%) SSL
11 6 (21.43%) IaaS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (42.86%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) DHCP
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) VLAN
6 6 (21.43%) SSL
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) ATM
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
9 3 (10.71%) HTTP
9 3 (10.71%) SSH
9 3 (10.71%) IPsec
9 3 (10.71%) BGP
10 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineering Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Requirements Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support
4 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) FlexPod
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Network Design
3 8 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
5 3 (10.71%) SIEM
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
5 3 (10.71%) Document Management
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) GCIA
5 3 (10.71%) GCIH
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) COSO
2 3 (10.71%) COBIT
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) vSphere
2 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (7.14%) Squid
4 2 (7.14%) Snort
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.57%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Juniper
4 9 (32.14%) NetApp
5 8 (28.57%) BMC
5 8 (28.57%) CA
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) Nokia
9 1 (3.57%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) Mercator
9 1 (3.57%) Remedy
9 1 (3.57%) Adobe
9 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.57%) Websense
9 1 (3.57%) BT