Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 48 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.63% 1.36% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 7.00% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Southampton median daily rate £233 £370 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.16% +27.59% +26.09%
10th Percentile £136 £205 £196
90th Percentile £331 £528 £315
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £365 £450
% change year-on-year -17.81% -18.89% +73.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.25 - £14.50

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 99 100 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.80% 19.49% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 72 89
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -1.37%
10th Percentile £138 £253 £223
90th Percentile £545 £488 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 21
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -32.00% +45.63%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.38 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Expert
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) VMware