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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 103 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 15 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 1.33% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 6.68% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £465 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.61% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £28.19 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -13.15%
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
410 374 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.61% 19.86% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 182 140
Average daily rate £381 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +3 7 £450 - 2
Hook -1 2 £413 -4.06%
Farnborough -16 2 £150 -65.43% 4
Basingstoke -6 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) Juniper
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) DHCP
6 9 (39.13%) NetApp
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) Network Design
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Service Management
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) BMC
7 8 (34.78%) CA
7 8 (34.78%) LAN
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) vSphere
7 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (34.78%) FlexPod
8 7 (30.43%) vCloud
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (21.74%) VLAN
10 5 (21.74%) Internet
10 5 (21.74%) IaaS
11 4 (17.39%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 4 (17.39%) MPLS
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) Broadband
8 2 (8.70%) ADSL
8 2 (8.70%) ATM
8 2 (8.70%) SSL
8 2 (8.70%) Extranet
8 2 (8.70%) Frame Relay
8 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
8 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Requirements Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineering Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Network Design
3 8 (34.78%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
4 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) GCIA
5 1 (4.35%) GCIH
5 1 (4.35%) MCDST
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) COSO
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) vSphere
2 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (30.43%) vCloud
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Snort
5 2 (8.70%) Squid
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Juniper
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) NetApp
5 8 (34.78%) BMC
5 8 (34.78%) CA
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
8 1 (4.35%) Websense
8 1 (4.35%) Wyse
8 1 (4.35%) Mercator
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Adobe
8 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.35%) F5