The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.47% 5.05% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 19.30% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £277 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -34.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.29% 26.15% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 18
Average daily rate £320 £295 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £138 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £389 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Guildford region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) ISDN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) ISDN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware