Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 11 December 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 > Southampton
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 44 47
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing VPN 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.52% 0.85% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 4.04% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Southampton median daily rate £300 £320 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -12.33% +32.73%
10th Percentile £210 £152 £184
90th Percentile £363 £350 £385
Hampshire median daily rate £370 £320 £355
% change year-on-year +15.63% -9.73% -21.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £15.36
Hampshire median hourly rate - £27.25 £15.36
% change year-on-year - +77.47% +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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 66 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.50% 21.06% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 71
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £125 £250
90th Percentile £468 £550 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Southampton median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -16.23% -34.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.50 £12.14
90th Percentile £28.75 £46.03 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +100.00% -17.95% -25.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Southampton

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Southampton

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Southampton over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) SLA

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DSL
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AppVeyor
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Availability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) OCR
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
2 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) VMware