The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.19% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.97% 13.43% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 11
Median daily rate £525 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £477 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Lancaster - 2 - -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Canon
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) HP