The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.80% 2.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.53% 14.22% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 12
Average daily rate £400 £280 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -44.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Toshiba
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Toshiba
2 2 (66.67%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) HP