Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 15 October 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 26 38
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.54% 5.19% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 26.32% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 £111 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +192.79% -52.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £111 £141
90th Percentile £448 £324 £408
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £331 £400
% change year-on-year +16.98% -17.19% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.95 £17.11 -
% change year-on-year -18.48% - -

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 57 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 18.85% 19.72% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 31
Portsmouth median daily rate £338 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.18% -13.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £264 £111 £313
90th Percentile £475 £455 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 34
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -4.44% -5.92%
10th Percentile £37.10 £41.65 £27.68
90th Percentile £72.54 £54.21 £52.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% -33.88% -6.92%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Portsmouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Portsmouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Portsmouth

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Broadband
4 3 (37.50%) ISDN
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) JNCIA
4 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
4 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
4 3 (37.50%) JNCIE
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus

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Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Broadband
3 3 (37.50%) ISDN
3 3 (37.50%) Junos
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) FWSM
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
4 2 (25.00%) WPA2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Support
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIA
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIE
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MaaS360
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Okta