The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 42 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.01% 1.86% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.79% 12.90% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
Average daily rate
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£270 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £113 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £417 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -28.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.15%
VPN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 186 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.34% 14.44% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 90 150
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 35
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £116.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VPN
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VPN Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VPN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorking - 5 £145 -
Camberley - 4 £475 -
Guildford -3 3 - - 1
Reigate - 2 - - 1
Woking +6 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 - - 3
Weybridge - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 57 (78.08%) Firewall
2 36 (49.32%) Cisco
3 27 (36.99%) WAN
4 25 (34.25%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (30.14%) Windows
6 22 (30.14%) CheckPoint
7 19 (26.03%) LAN
8 18 (24.66%) Juniper
9 17 (23.29%) VoIP
9 17 (23.29%) MPLS
10 16 (21.92%) VMware
10 16 (21.92%) SSL
10 16 (21.92%) Blue Coat
11 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
11 15 (20.55%) DNS
12 14 (19.18%) Ethernet
12 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
12 14 (19.18%) BGP
12 14 (19.18%) Load Balancing
13 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (17.81%) Nokia
13 13 (17.81%) ITIL
14 12 (16.44%) Network Architecture
14 12 (16.44%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (15.07%) Network Management
15 11 (15.07%) IPsec
15 11 (15.07%) UNIX
16 10 (13.70%) LDAP
16 10 (13.70%) CCIE

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (1.37%) Apache
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (78.08%) Firewall
2 27 (36.99%) WAN
3 25 (34.25%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (26.03%) LAN
5 17 (23.29%) VoIP
5 17 (23.29%) MPLS
6 16 (21.92%) SSL
7 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
7 15 (20.55%) DNS
8 14 (19.18%) Ethernet
8 14 (19.18%) BGP
9 11 (15.07%) IPsec
10 10 (13.70%) LDAP
11 9 (12.33%) OSPF
11 9 (12.33%) SNMP
12 8 (10.96%) SMTP
12 8 (10.96%) VRRP
12 8 (10.96%) HSRP
12 8 (10.96%) Network Security
13 6 (8.22%) UMTS
General
1 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.96%) IP Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Network Support
6 5 (6.85%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.48%) Field Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.11%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) CSS
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.85%) NHS
2 3 (4.11%) EFT
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Wiki
3 1 (1.37%) IVR
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) UNIX
3 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) Solaris
5 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.22%) Linux
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) CentOS
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.74%) SUSE
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Load Balancing
2 13 (17.81%) ITIL
3 12 (16.44%) Network Architecture
3 12 (16.44%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (15.07%) Network Management
5 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Change Management
6 7 (9.59%) Validation
7 6 (8.22%) Network Planning
8 4 (5.48%) CRM
8 4 (5.48%) ITSM
8 4 (5.48%) Network Design
9 3 (4.11%) Information Security
9 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.74%) Migration
10 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) Perl
2 8 (10.96%) C
2 8 (10.96%) C++
2 8 (10.96%) Python
2 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.74%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.70%) CCIE
3 9 (12.33%) CCNA
4 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) CCNP
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
5 3 (4.11%) CCSP
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.74%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.74%) CCDA
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.74%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.37%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) CCDP
7 1 (1.37%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) Sendmail
3 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.11%) Firmware
5 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) MIMEsweeper
1 8 (10.96%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (8.22%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) SCOM
3 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Cisco
2 22 (30.14%) CheckPoint
3 18 (24.66%) Juniper
4 16 (21.92%) VMware
4 16 (21.92%) Blue Coat
5 13 (17.81%) Nokia
6 9 (12.33%) McAfee
6 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.33%) NetApp
7 8 (10.96%) Avaya
7 8 (10.96%) Websense
8 6 (8.22%) Radware
8 6 (8.22%) F5
8 6 (8.22%) Redback
8 6 (8.22%) Huawei
9 4 (5.48%) Ericsson
9 4 (5.48%) Citrix
9 4 (5.48%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.48%) Google
10 3 (4.11%) Crossbeam
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