The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.74% - 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£255 - £188
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £336 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.17% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +14.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.58% 9.33% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Average daily rate £375 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +525.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) IPsec
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) HSRP
5 3 (30.00%) GLBP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) RSVP

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) IPsec
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) HSRP
4 3 (30.00%) GLBP
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) RSVP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCEE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCEA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft