The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 0.95% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 3.95% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £365 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £275 £189
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.36 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.79% 24.13% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 50
Median daily rate £370 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 3
Median hourly rate £18.80 £44.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +90.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Nortel
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) SAP