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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.43% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 6.06% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £355 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £249 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £563 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
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
481 297 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.96% 17.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 168 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 September 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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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 -16 3 £315 -3.07% 1
Fareham -3 2 - - 2
Basingstoke +11 1 - - 3
Andover - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Hook - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (48.00%) LAN
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) Network Security
7 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (32.00%) SSL
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
11 5 (20.00%) Websense
11 5 (20.00%) Nokia
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (16.00%) Linux
12 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (16.00%) Java
12 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
13 3 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
13 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
13 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (12.00%) CCSE
13 3 (12.00%) IPsec

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (48.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) Network Security
5 8 (32.00%) SSL
6 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) IPsec
7 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) ATM
8 2 (8.00%) 3G
8 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (8.00%) BGP
8 2 (8.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Network Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) ICT Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) SecurID
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Security
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCSE
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CCSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
1 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (20.00%) Websense
5 5 (20.00%) Nokia
6 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.00%) IronPort
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Avaya
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Adobe
7 2 (8.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) Apple
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee
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