The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.12% 2.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +30.76%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.26% 10.56% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate £425 £415 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +58.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VPN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Statistics
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) DSL
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) DSL
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware