The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 89 70
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19  
Contract jobs citing VPN 31 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.21% 0.67% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.12% 4.44% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 8
Median daily rate £363 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £508 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +25.69% +20.63%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 205 270 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.64% 15.19% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 287 325
Median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 25 38
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VPN in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 - - 1
Salford - 1 £450 -
VPN
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 35 (62.50%) LAN
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 33 (58.93%) WAN
2 33 (58.93%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (41.07%) VoIP
5 22 (39.29%) Linux
6 17 (30.36%) Unix
6 17 (30.36%) IBM
6 17 (30.36%) Apple
6 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (30.36%) Patch Management
7 16 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (28.57%) LogRhythm
7 16 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (28.57%) QRadar
7 16 (28.57%) Splunk
7 16 (28.57%) Cisco
7 16 (28.57%) DNS
8 15 (26.79%) CISSP
8 15 (26.79%) SSCP
8 15 (26.79%) SANS
9 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (25.00%) MPLS
9 14 (25.00%) DHCP
10 12 (21.43%) VLAN
11 11 (19.64%) Open Source
11 11 (19.64%) DevOps
11 11 (19.64%) Information Security

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.57%) Jetty
3 2 (3.57%) Mongrel
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.57%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
1 35 (62.50%) LAN
2 33 (58.93%) WAN
3 28 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (41.07%) VoIP
5 16 (28.57%) DNS
6 14 (25.00%) DHCP
6 14 (25.00%) MPLS
7 12 (21.43%) VLAN
8 9 (16.07%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (16.07%) IPsec
9 8 (14.29%) SSL
10 7 (12.50%) Network Security
10 7 (12.50%) OSPF
10 7 (12.50%) Wireless
11 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (7.14%) PBX
13 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Redis
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Security Specialist
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.93%) RESTful
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) iPhone
7 1 (1.79%) Life Science
7 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Unix
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Patch Management
1 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 11 (19.64%) Information Security
4 11 (19.64%) Open Source
5 10 (17.86%) Security Operations
6 9 (16.07%) Case Management
6 9 (16.07%) SIEM
7 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.93%) Service Management
9 4 (7.14%) ITSM
9 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (5.36%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) Ruby
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) CISSP
1 15 (26.79%) SANS
1 15 (26.79%) SSCP
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
5 5 (8.93%) CCNP
6 4 (7.14%) ISEB
6 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.57%) CCSP
8 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.79%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.79%) PMO
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) QRadar
2 9 (16.07%) Kibana
2 9 (16.07%) logstash
3 3 (5.36%) RSA enVision
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Apple
1 17 (30.36%) IBM
2 16 (28.57%) Cisco
2 16 (28.57%) LogRhythm
2 16 (28.57%) Splunk
3 9 (16.07%) F5
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
5 5 (8.93%) Juniper
6 3 (5.36%) Avaya
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Dell
6 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
6 3 (5.36%) Synology
6 3 (5.36%) Veeam
7 2 (3.57%) Google
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
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