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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 98 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing VPN 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 0.73% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 3.32% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £325 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £114.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.89% +186.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.84 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.89% -20.75%
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
407 452 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.13% 22.11% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 245 154
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £195 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Basingstoke -1 10 £400 -
Southampton -10 3 £310 +5.98%
Havant - 2 - - 2
Winchester - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £470 - 1
Hook - 2 £450 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (38.10%) DNS
5 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 15 (35.71%) ITIL
6 13 (30.95%) SSL
6 13 (30.95%) Juniper
6 13 (30.95%) Network Design
7 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 12 (28.57%) Windows
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) WAN
8 10 (23.81%) DHCP
8 10 (23.81%) VMware
8 10 (23.81%) vSphere
8 10 (23.81%) PKI
9 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
10 8 (19.05%) NetApp
10 8 (19.05%) BMC
10 8 (19.05%) CA
10 8 (19.05%) LAN
10 8 (19.05%) Service Management
10 8 (19.05%) IPsec
10 8 (19.05%) FlexPod
10 8 (19.05%) F5

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (7.14%) IIS
1 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (38.10%) DNS
4 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 13 (30.95%) SSL
6 10 (23.81%) DHCP
6 10 (23.81%) WAN
7 8 (19.05%) LAN
7 8 (19.05%) IPsec
8 7 (16.67%) OSPF
8 7 (16.67%) BGP
9 6 (14.29%) Wireless
9 6 (14.29%) VLAN
9 6 (14.29%) HTTP
10 5 (11.90%) MPLS
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (9.52%) ATM
11 4 (9.52%) SSH
11 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (9.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Requirements Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineering Manager
4 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) PKI
2 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 8 (19.05%) FlexPod
4 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) RMADS
6 2 (4.76%) CESG
6 2 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.76%) SecurID
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.38%) Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) AIX
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Network Design
3 8 (19.05%) Service Management
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.90%) Security Management
5 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security
6 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Cyber Security
6 4 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.14%) Line Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) SIEM
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) C++
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) VBScript
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) CCNP
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.90%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) CISSP
5 4 (9.52%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) GCIA
6 3 (7.14%) GCIH
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.76%) CISM
7 2 (4.76%) MCSA
7 2 (4.76%) CCSE
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (2.38%) CCDP
8 1 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.14%) COSO
2 3 (7.14%) COBIT
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) vSphere
2 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) vCloud
4 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.38%) WSUS
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) Juniper
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.05%) NetApp
5 8 (19.05%) BMC
5 8 (19.05%) CA
5 8 (19.05%) F5
6 6 (14.29%) Nokia
7 4 (9.52%) McAfee
7 4 (9.52%) IronPort
8 3 (7.14%) BT
8 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix
9 2 (4.76%) Websense
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.76%) Brocade
9 2 (4.76%) Foundry
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