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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing VPN 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.33% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 4.27% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £362 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.19 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.84 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
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
484 351 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.92% 16.83% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 207 212
Median daily rate £375 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.75 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basingstoke -11 9 £425 +6.25%
Hook +6 4 £465 +3.33%
Winchester -5 4 £430 -
Southampton +19 3 £575 +88.52% 3
Havant +13 3 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) Cisco
3 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
4 21 (35.59%) LAN
5 20 (33.90%) Windows
5 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
6 19 (32.20%) WAN
7 17 (28.81%) PKI
8 15 (25.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (23.73%) MPLS
9 14 (23.73%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
10 11 (18.64%) ITIL
10 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.95%) OSPF
11 10 (16.95%) SSL
11 10 (16.95%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (16.95%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (16.95%) CLAS
12 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance
12 9 (15.25%) SIEM
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.25%) BGP
12 9 (15.25%) IPsec
13 8 (13.56%) Information Security
13 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
13 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.39%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 21 (35.59%) LAN
3 19 (32.20%) WAN
4 14 (23.73%) MPLS
5 10 (16.95%) OSPF
5 10 (16.95%) SSL
6 9 (15.25%) BGP
6 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (15.25%) IPsec
7 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.17%) DNS
8 6 (10.17%) HTTP
8 6 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (10.17%) SAN
8 6 (10.17%) SSH
8 6 (10.17%) VLAN
8 6 (10.17%) Wireless
9 5 (8.47%) Internet
9 5 (8.47%) IPv4
9 5 (8.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) GIS
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Military
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
3 8 (13.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Telecoms Designer
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.08%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Middleware
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) PKI
2 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.17%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) DataPower
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) iSeries
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) AIX
3 6 (10.17%) Unix
4 5 (8.47%) Solaris
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.69%) CentOS
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance
3 9 (15.25%) SIEM
4 8 (13.56%) Information Security
4 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.47%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (8.47%) Document Management
6 5 (8.47%) High Availability
6 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
6 5 (8.47%) Network Architecture
6 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C
1 3 (5.08%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) C++
3 1 (1.69%) Lisp
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (16.95%) CLAS
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
6 6 (10.17%) CISSP
7 4 (6.78%) CCNA
7 4 (6.78%) CCSE
7 4 (6.78%) GCIA
7 4 (6.78%) GCIH
8 3 (5.08%) CCNP
8 3 (5.08%) Degree
9 2 (3.39%) CISM
9 2 (3.39%) MCSE
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.69%) CCDA
10 1 (1.69%) CCDP
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.86%) RMADS
3 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.08%) COBIT
4 3 (5.08%) COSO
4 3 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
4 3 (5.08%) SAS 70
5 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.69%) vCloud
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.69%) vMotion
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Cisco
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.17%) Intel Security
4 6 (10.17%) Juniper
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 4 (6.78%) IBM
6 4 (6.78%) IronPort
6 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (5.08%) Foundry
7 3 (5.08%) Nokia
8 2 (3.39%) Adobe
8 2 (3.39%) Apple
8 2 (3.39%) F5
8 2 (3.39%) NetWitness
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.39%) Remedy
8 2 (3.39%) Siebel
9 1 (1.69%) Aruba