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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 61 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing VPN 20 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.90% 2.57% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 14.96% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 13
Median daily rate £419 £409 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £293 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £458 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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
227 234 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.60% 17.21% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 159
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VPN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 -6 4 £425 +21.42%
Staines -3 1 - -
Woking -12 1 £175 -63.15% 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 7 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VPN.

1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Linux
3 23 (47.92%) Cisco
4 21 (43.75%) VMware
4 21 (43.75%) CentOS
5 20 (41.67%) SSL
6 19 (39.58%) DNS
6 19 (39.58%) Python
7 18 (37.50%) ITIL
7 18 (37.50%) Firewall
8 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
9 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (33.33%) Puppet
9 16 (33.33%) IPsec
10 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
11 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
12 13 (27.08%) LAN
13 12 (25.00%) WAN
13 12 (25.00%) Perl
13 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (25.00%) vCloud
14 11 (22.92%) vSphere
14 11 (22.92%) SMTP
15 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
15 10 (20.83%) Service Management
15 10 (20.83%) Ubuntu
15 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (18.75%) 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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
3 3 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) SSL
2 19 (39.58%) DNS
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 16 (33.33%) IPsec
5 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 13 (27.08%) LAN
7 12 (25.00%) WAN
8 11 (22.92%) SMTP
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (18.75%) FTP
11 7 (14.58%) SAN
12 5 (10.42%) Internet
12 5 (10.42%) LDAP
12 5 (10.42%) Network Security
13 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (8.33%) Wireless
14 3 (6.25%) DHCP
14 3 (6.25%) MPLS
14 3 (6.25%) VLAN
15 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 6 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Ant
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.08%) GitLab
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.33%) Korean Language
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
2 2 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
1 9 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 8 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) boto
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Linux
3 21 (43.75%) CentOS
4 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Ubuntu
6 6 (12.50%) Unix
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.17%) Solaris
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.08%) Android
10 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Service Management
3 6 (12.50%) Coaching
3 6 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Open Source
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Python
2 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 12 (25.00%) Perl
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby
5 5 (10.42%) C
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) AWS Certification
4 6 (12.50%) CEH
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) RHCT
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.00%) vCloud
3 11 (22.92%) vSphere
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.17%) Docker
6 2 (4.17%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.17%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.08%) Cacti
5 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.08%) Consul
5 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) logstash
5 1 (2.08%) Packer
5 1 (2.08%) Rsyslog
5 1 (2.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) Terraform
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.58%) Juniper
5 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
5 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Nokia
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Wyse
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Siemens