The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 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 Warrington 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.99% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +34.92%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.92% 16.48% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 3
Average daily rate £290 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +209.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) NGN
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) SecurID
4 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Junos
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) PSTN
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) PSTN
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) ISDN
4 2 (20.00%) NGN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (20.00%) Websense
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint