The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 80 108
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28  
Contract jobs citing VPN 26 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.39% 1.90% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 7.22% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 13
Median daily rate £200 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £465 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -2.89% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.72
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.71%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 486 582 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.06% 26.38% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 374 209
Median daily rate £409 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VPN in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -1 9 £175 -12.50% 1
Basingstoke +1 5 £300 -29.41% 3
Portsmouth - 4 - - 1
Southampton -1 1 - - 2
Havant -7 1 - - 1
Andover - 1 £480 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 21 (44.68%) Windows
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco
3 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
4 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 14 (29.79%) MS Office
6 14 (29.79%) WAN
7 13 (27.66%) LAN
7 13 (27.66%) VMware
8 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.40%) Juniper
9 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
9 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (19.15%) CCNP
10 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
10 9 (19.15%) Wireless
10 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.02%) VLAN
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
11 8 (17.02%) Linux
11 8 (17.02%) SSL
11 8 (17.02%) BGP
12 7 (14.89%) OSPF
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
13 6 (12.77%) CCNA
13 6 (12.77%) DNS
13 6 (12.77%) Windows 7

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) WAN
3 13 (27.66%) LAN
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
5 9 (19.15%) Wireless
6 8 (17.02%) BGP
6 8 (17.02%) SSL
6 8 (17.02%) VLAN
7 7 (14.89%) OSPF
8 6 (12.77%) DNS
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (10.64%) HTTP
9 5 (10.64%) Network Security
10 4 (8.51%) DHCP
10 4 (8.51%) IPsec
10 4 (8.51%) SAN
11 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.38%) NAS
12 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Advertising
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) REST
1 2 (4.26%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) iPad
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) BYOD
5 1 (2.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.51%) CentOS
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) ITSM
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Network Design
3 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.51%) DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) Information Security
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.38%) Release Management
4 3 (6.38%) SIEM
4 3 (6.38%) Time Management
5 2 (4.26%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Coaching
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (2.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.15%) CCNP
5 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 6 (12.77%) CCNA
7 5 (10.64%) CCDP
7 5 (10.64%) JNCIS
8 3 (6.38%) MCSE
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.13%) CCSE
10 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.13%) MCP
10 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) vCloud
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco
2 13 (27.66%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Juniper
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Brocade
6 5 (10.64%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.38%) Remedy
8 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.26%) Adobe
8 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.26%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) Lotus
8 2 (4.26%) Nortel
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
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