Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 20 July 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 - +36
Contract jobs citing VPN 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.54% 0.95% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Warrington median daily rate £300 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £275
% change year-on-year -8.82% +54.55% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £41.84 £20.92 £16.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% +26.79% -5.71%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 144 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 18.22% 22.71% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 88 32
Warrington median daily rate £400 £479 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.49% -0.47% +13.24%
10th Percentile £263 £324 £255
90th Percentile £575 £638 £834
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £424 £400
% change year-on-year -8.55% +5.94% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Warrington median hourly rate £47.50 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +375.00% -42.86% +75.00%
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.33 £21.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -27.02% +24.70% -40.39%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Warrington

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Warrington

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Warrington

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warrington

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VPN in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) PSTN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto