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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing VPN 37 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.65% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.53% 2.66% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Average daily rate
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£365 £310 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £321 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £114.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.89% +154.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +14.31%
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
434 488 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.39% 23.70% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 274 162
Average daily rate £380 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.46 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £48.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 12 £485 -
Andover - 6 £388 -
Southampton -3 4 £300 +15.38% 2
Farnborough - 2 £470 -
Havant - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £100 -
Winchester - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (67.31%) Cisco
2 34 (65.38%) Firewall
3 28 (53.85%) SSL
4 21 (40.38%) IPsec
5 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
6 17 (32.69%) IronPort
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
7 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 15 (28.85%) Windows
9 14 (26.92%) Network Architecture
10 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (25.00%) VMware
11 12 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (23.08%) PKI
11 12 (23.08%) F5
11 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (21.15%) Finance
12 11 (21.15%) WAN
12 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
13 10 (19.23%) LAN
13 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
13 10 (19.23%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) Wireless
13 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
14 8 (15.38%) Nokia
14 8 (15.38%) HTTP
15 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.46%) DNS
15 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) MS Project
5 1 (1.92%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (65.38%) Firewall
2 28 (53.85%) SSL
3 21 (40.38%) IPsec
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (21.15%) WAN
7 10 (19.23%) LAN
7 10 (19.23%) Wireless
8 8 (15.38%) HTTP
9 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
9 7 (13.46%) DNS
9 7 (13.46%) OSPF
9 7 (13.46%) BGP
10 6 (11.54%) SSH
10 6 (11.54%) SAN
11 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
11 5 (9.62%) tcpdump
12 4 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Network Support
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.77%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 3 (5.77%) REST
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) PKI
2 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.85%) SecurID
5 2 (3.85%) RMADS
5 2 (3.85%) CESG
5 2 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.77%) AIX
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Network Architecture
2 10 (19.23%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Time Management
3 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.54%) Information Security
4 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.54%) Cyber Security
5 5 (9.62%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Security Management
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Network Design
5 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) C
1 4 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) CCNP
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) CISSP
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.77%) GCIA
5 3 (5.77%) GCIH
6 2 (3.85%) CCSE
6 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CISM
6 2 (3.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) VCP4
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (5.77%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) COSO
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) vCloud
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.92%) vMotion
2 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) IronPort
3 13 (25.00%) VMware
4 12 (23.08%) F5
5 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
6 8 (15.38%) Nokia
7 7 (13.46%) Juniper
8 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.69%) McAfee
9 4 (7.69%) Websense
10 3 (5.77%) BT
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle
10 3 (5.77%) Citrix
10 3 (5.77%) Remedy
11 2 (3.85%) Foundry
11 2 (3.85%) Sourcefire
11 2 (3.85%) Brocade
11 2 (3.85%) Symantec
12 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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