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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 111 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 1.24% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 6.44% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +88.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -21.05%
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
459 326 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.89% 19.27% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 168 135
Average daily rate £347 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Southampton -2 3 £145 -49.12%
Farnborough - 2 £150 -
Basingstoke -10 1 - - 3
Fareham - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Winchester - - - -
Hook - - - -
Andover - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) LAN
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
7 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 5 (26.32%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) IPsec
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) SSL
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
10 3 (15.79%) Websense
10 3 (15.79%) Nokia
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Avaya
10 3 (15.79%) Juniper

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) IPsec
7 4 (21.05%) SSL
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) 3G
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
9 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
9 2 (10.53%) VLAN
9 2 (10.53%) ADSL
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Snort
3 2 (10.53%) Squid
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Websense
5 3 (15.79%) Nokia
5 3 (15.79%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Adobe
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.79%) IronPort
5 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (5.26%) Wyse