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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £26.50 £18.71
% change year-on-year
-33.01% +41.63%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.64% 4.61% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Average daily rate £220 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
VPN
Merseyside

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 12 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco