Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -37 +23 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 9 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.81% 8.39% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 43.64% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 £285 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% +30.29% -
10th Percentile £313 £111 £141
90th Percentile £448 £421 £314
Hampshire median daily rate £370 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -1.33% +2.74% -18.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.36
% 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 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 90 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 18.07% 19.23% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 32
Portsmouth median daily rate £433 £336 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.62% -20.88% +18.88%
10th Percentile £233 £111 £170
90th Percentile £600 £421 £546
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 9
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -5.92%
10th Percentile £37.90 £22.63 £19.77
90th Percentile £78.58 £43.00 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.25 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +56.25% +6.67% -48.63%

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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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Broadband
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Broadband
3 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (33.33%) Junos
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) FWSM
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) WPA2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint