The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
VPN
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
21 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.67% 28.00% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 7
Average daily rate £368 £305 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.49% -29.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £252 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VPN
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

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

VPN
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper