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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 97 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 20 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.02% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 5.85% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Median daily rate £372 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £310 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -92.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +1.61%
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
440 376 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.38% 17.85% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 224 247
Median daily rate £375 £388 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 34
Median hourly rate £47.83 £23.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.55 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -9 7 £375 -6.25%
Southampton +13 3 £575 +85.48% 4
Hook +3 2 £342 -24.00%
Portsmouth - 2 £438 - 2
Winchester +1 1 £400 -
Farnborough 0 1 £305 -35.10% 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 35 (60.34%) Firewall
2 26 (44.83%) Cisco
3 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
4 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 21 (36.21%) LAN
6 19 (32.76%) WAN
7 18 (31.03%) Windows
8 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.86%) ITIL
10 14 (24.14%) MPLS
11 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
13 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (18.97%) OSPF
13 11 (18.97%) BGP
13 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
13 11 (18.97%) PKI
14 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
14 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
14 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.52%) SSL
15 9 (15.52%) IPsec
15 9 (15.52%) VMware
15 9 (15.52%) Change Management
16 8 (13.79%) Middleware
16 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
16 8 (13.79%) Juniper
16 8 (13.79%) Incident Management

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 (5.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS Project
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (60.34%) Firewall
2 21 (36.21%) LAN
3 19 (32.76%) WAN
4 14 (24.14%) MPLS
5 11 (18.97%) BGP
5 11 (18.97%) OSPF
6 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (15.52%) IPsec
7 9 (15.52%) SSL
8 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 8 (13.79%) VLAN
9 6 (10.34%) HTTP
9 6 (10.34%) SAN
10 5 (8.62%) DNS
10 5 (8.62%) Internet
10 5 (8.62%) IPv4
10 5 (8.62%) IPv6
10 5 (8.62%) SSH
10 5 (8.62%) Wireless
11 4 (6.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) GIS
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Telecoms Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Information Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
3 1 (1.72%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) PKI
2 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.45%) DataPower
6 2 (3.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.72%) iSeries
7 1 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.72%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) AIX
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.90%) Solaris
4 4 (6.90%) VMS
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Change Management
3 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.07%) Information Security
4 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (12.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (10.34%) Analytics
5 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance
6 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.62%) High Availability
6 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.62%) Security Operations
6 5 (8.62%) SIEM
7 4 (6.90%) Information Security Management
7 4 (6.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 6 (10.34%) VBScript
2 3 (5.17%) C
2 3 (5.17%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) C++
3 1 (1.72%) Lisp
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.34%) CCNA
4 6 (10.34%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (10.34%) CLAS
5 5 (8.62%) CISSP
6 4 (6.90%) CCNP
6 4 (6.90%) Degree
7 3 (5.17%) CCSE
7 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.17%) GCIA
7 3 (5.17%) GCIH
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.45%) CCIE
8 2 (3.45%) CISM
8 2 (3.45%) MCSE
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.72%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.34%) RMADS
3 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
4 4 (6.90%) COBIT
4 4 (6.90%) COSO
4 4 (6.90%) SAS 70
5 3 (5.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (5.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) SCDPM
2 4 (6.90%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) SCOrch
2 4 (6.90%) SCSM
2 4 (6.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.45%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) vMotion
4 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.52%) VMware
5 8 (13.79%) Juniper
6 5 (8.62%) Intel Security
7 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.17%) Citrix
8 3 (5.17%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) IBM
8 3 (5.17%) IronPort
8 3 (5.17%) Nokia
9 2 (3.45%) Adobe
9 2 (3.45%) Apple
9 2 (3.45%) Foundry
9 2 (3.45%) NetWitness
9 2 (3.45%) Qualys
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.45%) Siebel