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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 1.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £332 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £15.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -8.69%
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Merseyside

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
23 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.50% 13.25% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £73.75 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco