The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.49% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 5.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +20.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +25.45%

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
25 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.32% 15.50% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 9
Median daily rate £350 £420 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire