Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 40 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +24
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.47% 0.80% 5.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 4.55% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 19
Warrington median daily rate £345 - £525
10th Percentile £320 - £310
90th Percentile £360 - £600
Cheshire median daily rate £345 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -27.37% -5.00% +78.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £18.31 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -18.61% +33.61%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 64 66 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 23.53% 17.69% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 102
Warrington median daily rate £350 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £203 £225 £314
90th Percentile £600 £738 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Warrington median hourly rate £12.03 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.76% -26.47% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £16.40
90th Percentile £12.30 £17.15 £18.40
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -17.14% -1.52% -3.95%

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

VPN
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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) CCSP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware