The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing VPN 29 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.94% 1.48% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 8.80% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
Average daily rate £139 £310 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.24% +113.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £161 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £277 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.68 £13.95 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £26.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-34.90% +36.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VPN
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +6 11 £250 -
Woking - 2 - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 26 (50.00%) Citrix
4 20 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (34.62%) WAN
7 15 (28.85%) Blackberry
7 15 (28.85%) Firewall
7 15 (28.85%) MS Office
8 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.00%) LAN
10 12 (23.08%) ITIL
11 11 (21.15%) Cisco
12 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 10 (19.23%) Dutch Language
13 8 (15.38%) SSH
13 8 (15.38%) SMTP
13 8 (15.38%) FTP
13 8 (15.38%) HTTP
13 8 (15.38%) Internet
13 8 (15.38%) Symantec
14 7 (13.46%) OSPF
14 7 (13.46%) McAfee
14 7 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (13.46%) Apple
14 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
14 7 (13.46%) Office 365
15 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (11.54%) TDD

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Office
2 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) WAN
2 15 (28.85%) Firewall
3 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 13 (25.00%) LAN
5 8 (15.38%) SSH
5 8 (15.38%) SMTP
5 8 (15.38%) FTP
5 8 (15.38%) HTTP
5 8 (15.38%) Internet
6 7 (13.46%) OSPF
7 6 (11.54%) DNS
7 6 (11.54%) SSL
7 6 (11.54%) DHCP
7 6 (11.54%) BGP
8 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 4 (7.69%) HSRP
9 4 (7.69%) LTE
9 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.69%) VoIP
9 4 (7.69%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (19.23%) Dutch Language
2 6 (11.54%) Back Office
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) ODBC
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) iPad
2 4 (7.69%) iPhone
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
4 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) NetWare
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.54%) TDD
2 6 (11.54%) BDD
2 6 (11.54%) Fault Management
2 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.62%) Change Management
3 5 (9.62%) Workflow
3 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.85%) Use Case
5 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) C
1 6 (11.54%) C#
1 6 (11.54%) C++
1 6 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
4 2 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Citrix
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco
4 8 (15.38%) Symantec
5 7 (13.46%) McAfee
5 7 (13.46%) Apple
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper
7 4 (7.69%) Huawei
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Ericsson
7 4 (7.69%) Novell
7 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.77%) VMware
8 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 3 (5.77%) Altiris
9 2 (3.85%) Redback
9 2 (3.85%) Becrypt
9 2 (3.85%) Nokia
9 2 (3.85%) Lotus
9 2 (3.85%) BT
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