The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.88% 1.55% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 11.40% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
Median daily rate £425 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £301 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £358 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% -66.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.67 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -1.47%
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
237 193 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.29% 13.57% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 113 148
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -62.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +3 4 £425 +21.42% 2
Camberley - 2 £425 - 1
Chertsey - 2 £150 -
Woking - 2 £450 - 3
Staines -2 1 £625 +28.20%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Cisco
3 21 (47.73%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) SSL
3 21 (47.73%) Firewall
4 20 (45.45%) LAN
5 18 (40.91%) WAN
5 18 (40.91%) ITIL
6 16 (36.36%) Python
6 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 16 (36.36%) IPsec
7 14 (31.82%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) CentOS
8 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
9 12 (27.27%) Puppet
9 12 (27.27%) DNS
10 11 (25.00%) Juniper
11 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
11 10 (22.73%) Network Security
12 9 (20.45%) Palo Alto
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.45%) Blue Coat
12 9 (20.45%) RSA SecurID
12 9 (20.45%) Service Management
13 8 (18.18%) Ruby
13 8 (18.18%) Perl
13 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 8 (18.18%) Internet
13 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) IaaS
3 4 (9.09%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
1 21 (47.73%) SSL
2 20 (45.45%) LAN
3 18 (40.91%) WAN
4 16 (36.36%) IPsec
4 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 12 (27.27%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) Network Security
7 8 (18.18%) Internet
8 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (15.91%) SMTP
9 5 (11.36%) FTP
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
10 4 (9.09%) LDAP
10 4 (9.09%) MPLS
10 4 (9.09%) VLAN
10 4 (9.09%) Wireless
11 3 (6.82%) SAN
12 2 (4.55%) BGP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.36%) Metasploit
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.27%) GitLab
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Korean Language
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
1 11 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) boto
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) RSA SecurID
2 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.27%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) CentOS
4 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.09%) Solaris
8 4 (9.09%) Unix
9 2 (4.55%) VMS
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) Android
10 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Service Management
3 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.64%) ITSM
3 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Computer Security
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.82%) Use Case
7 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Python
2 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
3 8 (18.18%) Ruby
4 3 (6.82%) C
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) AWS Certification
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) CEH
5 2 (4.55%) RHCT
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) vCloud
2 8 (18.18%) vSphere
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) Docker
4 2 (4.55%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) CFEngine
4 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.55%) logstash
4 2 (4.55%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) SCOM
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Juniper
4 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.45%) Blue Coat
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) Palo Alto
6 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.55%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (4.55%) Wyse
8 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) FactSet
8 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.27%) Meraki
8 1 (2.27%) Reuters