The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 47 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.67% 1.51% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 8.38% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Median daily rate £263 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.63 - £22.17
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
VPN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 179 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 18.06% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 130 72
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Cheshire region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VPN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VPN Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 3 £600 - 1
Warrington -11 1 - -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) NHS
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
8 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudTrail
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) VLAN
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) BGP
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.67%) FTP
8 1 (6.67%) HTTP
8 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) boto
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) YAML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago