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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 110 77
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -33
Contract jobs citing VPN 35 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.85% 0.64% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 3.09% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 11
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £150 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.61 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.66%
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
496 421 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.26% 20.60% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 198 178
Average daily rate £375 £369 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £192 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 14 £588 +6.81% 2
Andover - 3 £300 - 1
Havant - 3 £438 - 3
Winchester - 3 £425 -
Farnborough +9 2 - - 2
Fareham -9 2 £200 -55.55%
Southampton - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 76 (77.55%) Firewall
2 49 (50.00%) Cisco
3 43 (43.88%) Security Cleared
4 35 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 32 (32.65%) SSL
6 27 (27.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (26.53%) IPsec
7 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
7 26 (26.53%) Windows
8 25 (25.51%) PKI
9 24 (24.49%) Information Assurance
9 24 (24.49%) Management Information System
10 22 (22.45%) Information Security
10 22 (22.45%) Linux
11 20 (20.41%) Information Security Management
11 20 (20.41%) Security Management
11 20 (20.41%) PCI DSS
12 19 (19.39%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (19.39%) RMADS
12 19 (19.39%) IronPort
13 18 (18.37%) Network Architecture
13 18 (18.37%) VMware
14 17 (17.35%) ITIL
14 17 (17.35%) Analytics
15 16 (16.33%) ISMS
15 16 (16.33%) Data Protection
15 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (16.33%) LAN
15 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
16 15 (15.31%) MS Excel

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (5.10%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
3 5 (5.10%) MS Project
3 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.04%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (77.55%) Firewall
2 32 (32.65%) SSL
3 26 (26.53%) IPsec
4 19 (19.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (16.33%) LAN
6 15 (15.31%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (15.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (14.29%) MPLS
8 13 (13.27%) BGP
8 13 (13.27%) DNS
9 11 (11.22%) SAN
9 11 (11.22%) WAN
9 11 (11.22%) Wireless
10 10 (10.20%) HTTP
10 10 (10.20%) SSH
11 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
12 8 (8.16%) Network Security
12 8 (8.16%) VLAN
13 7 (7.14%) OSPF
14 6 (6.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Gerrit
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Legal
3 6 (6.12%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.08%) Military
5 3 (3.06%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Information Security Specialist
3 12 (12.24%) Information Specialist
3 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Security Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Security Specialist
4 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Network Support
8 6 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) Middleware
2 5 (5.10%) CSS
2 5 (5.10%) RSS
3 4 (4.08%) JSF
4 3 (3.06%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) ServiceStack
5 2 (2.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) REST
6 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) PKI
2 24 (24.49%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.31%) Data Centre
4 9 (9.18%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (6.12%) DataPower
6 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.08%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) CESG
9 1 (1.02%) Clustering
9 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.02%) iPad
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) AIX
3 7 (7.14%) Solaris
3 7 (7.14%) Unix
4 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) Debian
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) Information Assurance
2 22 (22.45%) Information Security
3 20 (20.41%) Information Security Management
3 20 (20.41%) Security Management
4 18 (18.37%) Network Architecture
5 17 (17.35%) Analytics
5 17 (17.35%) ITIL
6 16 (16.33%) Data Protection
6 16 (16.33%) ISMS
6 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
7 13 (13.27%) Asset Management
7 13 (13.27%) Business Continuity
7 13 (13.27%) Business Continuity Management
7 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
7 13 (13.27%) SIEM
8 11 (11.22%) Operations Management
9 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (9.18%) Migration
9 9 (9.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) C
2 3 (3.06%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) C++
4 1 (1.02%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (43.88%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.22%) Degree
4 11 (11.22%) DV Cleared
5 10 (10.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (10.20%) CLAS
6 8 (8.16%) CCNA
7 7 (7.14%) CISSP
7 7 (7.14%) GCIA
7 7 (7.14%) GCIH
8 6 (6.12%) CCSE
9 4 (4.08%) CCNP
10 3 (3.06%) MCSA
10 3 (3.06%) MCSE
10 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (20.41%) PCI DSS
3 19 (19.39%) RMADS
4 14 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (14.29%) JSP 440
5 6 (6.12%) QA
6 5 (5.10%) COBIT
6 5 (5.10%) COSO
6 5 (5.10%) SAS 70
7 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.04%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Xen
4 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) vRealize
3 3 (3.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Nagios
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (50.00%) Cisco
2 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.39%) IronPort
4 18 (18.37%) VMware
5 15 (15.31%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.24%) F5
7 7 (7.14%) Citrix
7 7 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.14%) Sourcefire
8 6 (6.12%) Foundry
8 6 (6.12%) IBM
8 6 (6.12%) Intel Security
8 6 (6.12%) Juniper
8 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.10%) Polycom
9 5 (5.10%) Tandberg
10 3 (3.06%) Nokia
10 3 (3.06%) Remedy
11 2 (2.04%) Adobe
11 2 (2.04%) Apple
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