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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 48 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 45 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.98% 1.60% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 11.80% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 26
Average daily rate
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£428 £338 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £32.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -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
294 178 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.50% 13.56% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 100 168
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £175.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
Guildford -9 5 £350 +133.33% 4
Camberley - 5 £475 - 1
Staines - 4 - - 1
Reigate - 2 - - 1
Woking - 2 £353 -
Shepperton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Redhill - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (73.85%) Firewall
2 33 (50.77%) Cisco
3 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (33.85%) CheckPoint
5 21 (32.31%) Windows
6 19 (29.23%) MPLS
7 18 (27.69%) WAN
8 16 (24.62%) Juniper
8 16 (24.62%) BGP
9 15 (23.08%) Nokia
9 15 (23.08%) LAN
9 15 (23.08%) ITIL
9 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
9 15 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 14 (21.54%) Network Architecture
10 14 (21.54%) Ethernet
11 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 12 (18.46%) VMware
12 12 (18.46%) DNS
12 12 (18.46%) SSL
13 11 (16.92%) CCIE
13 11 (16.92%) VoIP
13 11 (16.92%) OSPF
13 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.92%) IPsec
14 10 (15.38%) Network Management
14 10 (15.38%) Project Management
14 10 (15.38%) Change Management
14 10 (15.38%) SQL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (73.85%) Firewall
2 23 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (29.23%) MPLS
4 18 (27.69%) WAN
5 16 (24.62%) BGP
6 15 (23.08%) LAN
7 14 (21.54%) Ethernet
8 12 (18.46%) DNS
8 12 (18.46%) SSL
9 11 (16.92%) VoIP
9 11 (16.92%) OSPF
9 11 (16.92%) IPsec
10 9 (13.85%) SNMP
10 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.31%) LDAP
11 8 (12.31%) VRRP
11 8 (12.31%) Network Security
11 8 (12.31%) HSRP
12 6 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Design Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) IP Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Network Support
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (6.15%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
8 3 (4.62%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) CSS
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) EFT
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.85%) UNIX
4 6 (9.23%) Solaris
4 6 (9.23%) Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) CentOS
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.08%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) ITIL
1 15 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 14 (21.54%) Network Architecture
3 10 (15.38%) Network Management
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) Change Management
4 9 (13.85%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.77%) Validation
6 5 (7.69%) Network Planning
6 5 (7.69%) ITSM
7 4 (6.15%) Network Design
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.08%) Migration
9 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.54%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C
2 6 (9.23%) C++
2 6 (9.23%) Python
2 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
2 6 (9.23%) Perl
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.92%) CCIE
3 9 (13.85%) CCNP
4 8 (12.31%) CCNA
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) CCSP
7 2 (3.08%) CCDA
7 2 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) Sendmail
3 3 (4.62%) Firmware
3 3 (4.62%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (9.23%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) Cacti
5 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) CheckPoint
3 16 (24.62%) Juniper
4 15 (23.08%) Nokia
4 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 12 (18.46%) VMware
6 7 (10.77%) F5
6 7 (10.77%) Avaya
7 6 (9.23%) NetApp
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.23%) Huawei
7 6 (9.23%) TippingPoint
7 6 (9.23%) Redback
7 6 (9.23%) McAfee
7 6 (9.23%) Websense
7 6 (9.23%) Radware
8 5 (7.69%) Google
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 4 (6.15%) Ericsson
10 3 (4.62%) Oracle
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