The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.15% 5.94% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 16.22% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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Surrey

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
41 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.28% 36.63% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) SMTP
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) RHCT
3 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) AWS Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
1 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FWSM
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) OpenScape
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CEH
1 3 (50.00%) RHCT
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens