The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Winchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 1.90% 0.72% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 2.33% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £387 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% +26.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 43 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 22.86% 30.94% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 22
Median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 15
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Winchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Winchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Winchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Winchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCIP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco