The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.09% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.48%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.71% 21.49% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Median daily rate £425 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +25.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Portsmouth region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Portsmouth region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) HOOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) HOOD
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam