Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - -
Contract jobs citing VPN 17 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.46% 1.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.50% 8.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £285 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £31.75 £42.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.73% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £15.36 £13.88
% change year-on-year +79.11% +10.67% -

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 40 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 15.21% 19.22% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 17
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +16.44% +15.87%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £217
90th Percentile £450 £511 £464
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £380
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Portsmouth median hourly rate £36.75 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.53% -10.10% +47.17%
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -46.67% +7.14%

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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 22 April 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 22 April 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 6 (35.29%) DMZ
5 6 (35.29%) Information Security
5 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) UAG
5 6 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (35.29%) Server Hardening
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Web Filtering
5 6 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
6 4 (23.53%) Skype
6 4 (23.53%) BYOD
6 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (23.53%) French Language
6 4 (23.53%) German Language
6 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (35.29%) DMZ
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) Skype
4 2 (11.76%) 4G
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 4 (23.53%) French Language
1 4 (23.53%) German Language
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) IT Architect
2 6 (35.29%) IT Security Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Audit Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) BYOD
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (35.29%) Server Hardening
1 6 (35.29%) Web Filtering
2 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (17.65%) IT Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) UAG
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) MaaS360
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
4 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.76%) Okta
6 1 (5.88%) VMware