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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.15% 3.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 18.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +16.89%

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
8 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.60% 21.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 14
Median daily rate £475 £245 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.87% -36.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Chester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

VPN
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 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus