The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 2.53% 1.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
VPN
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 Leatherhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 20.25% 20.83% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 2
Average daily rate £475 £325 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £185 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (70.00%) ISA Server
1 7 (70.00%) MCP
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (70.00%) Sysprep
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
1 7 (70.00%) DBS Check
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (30.00%) IKE
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) WAP
5 1 (10.00%) ATM
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) IKE
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Field Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Support
2 5 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Traffic Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) DBS Check
1 7 (70.00%) MCP
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Sysprep
2 6 (60.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft