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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 32 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.71% 1.64% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.48% 9.50% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
Median daily rate £431 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £448 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+103.44% -23.68%
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
221 242 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.71% 17.21% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 143 124
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 £200 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £455 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.77% -11.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Woking - 6 £445 -
Chertsey +2 4 £150 -
Staines -4 2 £619 +54.68%
Tadworth - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £425 -
Guildford +8 1 £363 - 1
Epsom +6 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (56.36%) Cisco
2 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Firewall
3 26 (47.27%) Linux
3 26 (47.27%) LAN
4 24 (43.64%) WAN
5 23 (41.82%) SSL
6 20 (36.36%) ITIL
7 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
8 17 (30.91%) IPsec
8 17 (30.91%) Puppet
9 16 (29.09%) Network Security
9 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (29.09%) VMware
9 16 (29.09%) DNS
9 16 (29.09%) Juniper
10 15 (27.27%) Python
10 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 14 (25.45%) CentOS
11 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (21.82%) Blue Coat
12 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
12 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
12 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
13 11 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
14 10 (18.18%) Service Management
14 10 (18.18%) MPLS
14 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
14 10 (18.18%) Data Centre

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 (7.27%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.18%) IaaS
3 10 (18.18%) PaaS
4 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.45%) SaaS
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) LAN
3 24 (43.64%) WAN
4 23 (41.82%) SSL
5 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.91%) IPsec
7 16 (29.09%) DNS
7 16 (29.09%) Network Security
8 10 (18.18%) MPLS
9 9 (16.36%) Internet
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (14.55%) DHCP
11 7 (12.73%) SMTP
11 7 (12.73%) VLAN
12 5 (9.09%) BGP
12 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (9.09%) FTP
12 5 (9.09%) Wireless
13 4 (7.27%) LDAP
14 3 (5.45%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Metasploit
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.82%) GitLab
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Korean Language
3 2 (3.64%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
1 13 (23.64%) Network Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Leader
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.45%) LAN/WAN Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) boto
2 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
2 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (9.09%) Replication
5 3 (5.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.82%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Linux
3 14 (25.45%) CentOS
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
7 5 (9.09%) Solaris
7 5 (9.09%) VMS
8 4 (7.27%) Unix
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.82%) Android
10 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.18%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) ITSM
5 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
5 7 (12.73%) Software Deployment
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) Open Source
6 6 (10.91%) Use Case
7 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.27%) Change Control
8 4 (7.27%) Computer Security
8 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.45%) DevOps
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 15 (27.27%) Python
2 8 (14.55%) Ruby
3 6 (10.91%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) C
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) AWS Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCSP
4 2 (3.64%) CEH
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
4 2 (3.64%) RHCT
5 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.55%) vCloud
3 8 (14.55%) vSphere
4 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.64%) Docker
5 2 (3.64%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Puppet
2 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (9.09%) SCOM
3 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.45%) Ansible
5 2 (3.64%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.64%) logstash
5 2 (3.64%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (3.64%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (3.64%) SCCM
5 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.82%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) Juniper
2 16 (29.09%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Blue Coat
3 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.45%) Rackspace
8 3 (5.45%) Splunk
8 3 (5.45%) Sun
9 2 (3.64%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) Wyse
10 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.82%) Reuters