The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 29 22
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.15% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.41%
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Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.23% 14.94% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 8
Median daily rate £413 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft