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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing VPN 23 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.61% 1.54% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 8.81% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% -8.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.79%
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
228 227 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.94% 17.50% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 119 161
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Staines 0 5 £400 - 2
Epsom - 3 - -
Guildford -4 1 - - 1
Chertsey - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 44 (78.57%) Firewall
2 36 (64.29%) Cisco
3 31 (55.36%) LAN
4 29 (51.79%) WAN
5 28 (50.00%) Windows
6 23 (41.07%) Linux
6 23 (41.07%) DNS
6 23 (41.07%) Juniper
6 23 (41.07%) VMware
7 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
10 18 (32.14%) SSL
11 17 (30.36%) CCNA
12 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
13 14 (25.00%) Blue Coat
13 14 (25.00%) Network Security
14 13 (23.21%) DHCP
14 13 (23.21%) Python
15 12 (21.43%) UNIX
15 12 (21.43%) MPLS
16 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (19.64%) Internet
16 11 (19.64%) vSphere
17 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (17.86%) LDAP
17 10 (17.86%) ITIL
17 10 (17.86%) Citrix
17 10 (17.86%) SAN
18 9 (16.07%) C

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
1 5 (8.93%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) PaaS
1 9 (16.07%) IaaS
2 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (78.57%) Firewall
2 31 (55.36%) LAN
3 29 (51.79%) WAN
4 23 (41.07%) DNS
5 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 18 (32.14%) SSL
7 14 (25.00%) Network Security
8 13 (23.21%) DHCP
9 12 (21.43%) MPLS
10 11 (19.64%) Internet
11 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (17.86%) SAN
11 10 (17.86%) LDAP
12 7 (12.50%) VLAN
13 6 (10.71%) IPsec
13 6 (10.71%) SMTP
14 5 (8.93%) VoIP
15 4 (7.14%) BGP
15 4 (7.14%) SSH
15 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Maven
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.93%) Ant
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Billing
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (5.36%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) boto
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) SecurID
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Linux
3 12 (21.43%) UNIX
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.50%) Solaris
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.57%) VMS
10 1 (1.79%) CentOS
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Capacity Management
2 9 (16.07%) Software Deployment
3 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
4 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.14%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.14%) ITSM
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) Service Management
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Python
2 9 (16.07%) C
3 7 (12.50%) C++
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
3 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
5 5 (8.93%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.36%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.93%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) MCSE
7 3 (5.36%) MCSA
7 3 (5.36%) CCSP
7 3 (5.36%) CISSP
8 2 (3.57%) MCP
8 2 (3.57%) CCNP
8 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CISA
8 2 (3.57%) CISM
8 2 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) vSphere
3 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) XenApp
5 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.71%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.57%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) Firmware
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (10.71%) MIMEsweeper
2 6 (10.71%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 3 (5.36%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) Nessus
4 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco
2 23 (41.07%) Juniper
2 23 (41.07%) VMware
3 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
4 14 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) Veeam
7 6 (10.71%) Websense
7 6 (10.71%) McAfee
7 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.71%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) Sun
9 3 (5.36%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.57%) Mitel
10 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) Avaya
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum £400-500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday