The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
County Antrim > Belfast
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast - - 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median daily rate - - -
County Antrim median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 29 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 10.88% 32.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 29
Belfast median daily rate £389 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +93.75%  
10th Percentile £250 £296 £114
90th Percentile £550 £613 £494
County Antrim median daily rate £389 £388 £200
% change year-on-year +0.32% +93.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Belfast median hourly rate - - £32.00
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £32.00

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Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Belfast

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Belfast

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Belfast region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Polycom
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Polycom
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
1 3 (100.00%) VMware