The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 39 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.29% - 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% - 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £375 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.72
% change year-on-year -22.80% +0.71%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 28 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 13.79% 8.64% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 18
Median daily rate £400 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.13% +0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 22
Median hourly rate £22.73 £24.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.28% -11.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £22.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.48 £26.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Warwickshire

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Warwickshire

VPN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Warwickshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCDA
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCVP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware