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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 24 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.90% 0.89% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.94% 5.45% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 12
Average daily rate
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£163 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £424 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £29.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +32.81%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 202 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.88% 16.28% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 123 95
Average daily rate £360 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 5 £383 +70.00% 1
Woking - 3 £300 -
Staines -5 1 £395 -21.00%
Egham - 1 - -
Farnham - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (54.00%) Firewall
4 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (46.00%) Citrix
6 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
7 18 (36.00%) Blackberry
8 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (28.00%) Cisco
10 13 (26.00%) ITIL
10 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (26.00%) Dutch Language
11 12 (24.00%) WAN
11 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.00%) MPLS
12 11 (22.00%) McAfee
12 11 (22.00%) Office 365
13 10 (20.00%) Juniper
13 10 (20.00%) Apple
13 10 (20.00%) Terminal Services
14 9 (18.00%) LAN
14 9 (18.00%) BGP
14 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (18.00%) iPhone
14 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
15 8 (16.00%) iPad
15 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
15 8 (16.00%) OSPF
15 8 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) Firewall
2 12 (24.00%) WAN
3 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.00%) MPLS
4 9 (18.00%) BGP
4 9 (18.00%) LAN
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (16.00%) VoIP
5 8 (16.00%) OSPF
6 7 (14.00%) Internet
6 7 (14.00%) Wireless
6 7 (14.00%) SMTP
6 7 (14.00%) FTP
6 7 (14.00%) HTTP
6 7 (14.00%) SNMP
6 7 (14.00%) IPsec
6 7 (14.00%) SSH
7 6 (12.00%) DNS
7 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (26.00%) Dutch Language
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
1 13 (26.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (18.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (2.00%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.00%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) WAP
2 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (18.00%) iPhone
3 8 (16.00%) iPad
4 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) Wiki
6 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.00%) Network Architecture
3 7 (14.00%) Change Management
4 6 (12.00%) Validation
4 6 (12.00%) Fault Management
4 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.00%) Network Management
5 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Workflow
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) TDD
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.00%) BDD
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL V2
8 1 (2.00%) Change Control
8 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) C#
2 2 (4.00%) C++
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.00%) CCIE
3 5 (10.00%) CCNP
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.00%) MCP
4 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) WSUS
2 3 (6.00%) Sysprep
3 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) Citrix
3 14 (28.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) McAfee
5 10 (20.00%) Apple
5 10 (20.00%) Juniper
6 8 (16.00%) Nokia
6 8 (16.00%) Symantec
7 7 (14.00%) Altiris
7 7 (14.00%) Ericsson
8 6 (12.00%) Radware
8 6 (12.00%) Huawei
8 6 (12.00%) Redback
9 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.00%) F5
11 3 (6.00%) HP
11 3 (6.00%) Dell
12 2 (4.00%) Avaya
12 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
12 2 (4.00%) TippingPoint
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