Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 32 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +21
Contract jobs citing VPN 16 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.90% 1.79% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.39% 6.52% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 14
Basingstoke median daily rate £475 £460 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% -17.49% -
10th Percentile £85 £460 £447
90th Percentile £581 £460 £592
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £365 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% -18.89% +125.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £15.36 £13.50
% change year-on-year +95.38% +13.74% -

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 154 92 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 27.95% 27.46% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 76
Basingstoke median daily rate £376 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -21.21% +37.50%
10th Percentile £210 £166 £263
90th Percentile £589 £488 £556
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 8
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.38 £21.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.24% +38.10% +32.51%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.78
90th Percentile £25.65 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year -10.11% -39.86% +23.33%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Basingstoke

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for VPN.

1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Forcepoint
4 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (56.25%) System Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) NetScaler
6 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
7 7 (43.75%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (37.50%) Boundary Protection
9 5 (31.25%) VMware
10 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
11 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
12 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (12.50%) Time Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) NetScaler
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) DAB
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) DWDM
7 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.25%) IPv6
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) Multicast
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Domain Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) System Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Boundary Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) Forcepoint
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Fujitsu
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade