The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 19 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.76% 10.03% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 34.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 0
Median daily rate - £538 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 91 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 19.85% 29.45% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 62 19
Median daily rate £338 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 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 Warrington region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Support
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall Support
3 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto