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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.73% 2.66% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 12.41% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
Median daily rate £410 £400 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £280 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £12.88 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +1.61%
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
240 274 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.88% 21.42% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 151 88
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 20
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.22 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £40.15 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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
Woking - 4 £439 -
Staines -18 3 £613 +53.12%
Chertsey +1 2 £150 -
Tadworth - 2 - -
Epsom -2 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £175 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (62.30%) Firewall
2 35 (57.38%) Cisco
3 30 (49.18%) Windows
4 29 (47.54%) LAN
5 28 (45.90%) WAN
6 25 (40.98%) Linux
7 23 (37.70%) SSL
7 23 (37.70%) ITIL
8 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
8 22 (36.07%) Juniper
8 22 (36.07%) Network Security
9 21 (34.43%) DNS
10 19 (31.15%) Blue Coat
11 17 (27.87%) Puppet
12 16 (26.23%) Palo Alto
12 16 (26.23%) RSA SecurID
12 16 (26.23%) Finance
12 16 (26.23%) DHCP
12 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
13 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
13 15 (24.59%) IPsec
13 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
15 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
15 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
16 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (19.67%) MPLS
16 12 (19.67%) ITSM

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 (4.92%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.03%) IaaS
3 11 (18.03%) PaaS
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (62.30%) Firewall
2 29 (47.54%) LAN
3 28 (45.90%) WAN
4 23 (37.70%) SSL
5 22 (36.07%) Network Security
5 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
6 21 (34.43%) DNS
7 16 (26.23%) DHCP
8 15 (24.59%) IPsec
9 12 (19.67%) MPLS
10 11 (18.03%) Internet
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (13.11%) BGP
12 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (11.48%) Wireless
14 6 (9.84%) VLAN
15 5 (8.20%) FTP
15 5 (8.20%) SMTP
16 4 (6.56%) OSPF
17 3 (4.92%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
1 3 (4.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.64%) Ant
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Korean Language
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Network Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Network Security Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Security Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Network Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) LAN Security Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) RSA SecurID
2 10 (16.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) Replication
5 4 (6.56%) Cloud Native
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (4.92%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) BYOD
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Linux
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.75%) CentOS
5 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.20%) VMS
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.92%) CatOS
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
3 12 (19.67%) ITSM
4 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
4 11 (18.03%) Service Management
5 7 (11.48%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.84%) Change Control
6 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.84%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.20%) Computer Security
7 5 (8.20%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (8.20%) Information Security
7 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.20%) Open Source
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.20%) SIEM
7 5 (8.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.75%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) Ruby
3 5 (8.20%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.28%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) CCNA
3 4 (6.56%) CCSP
3 4 (6.56%) JNCIA
3 4 (6.56%) MCP
4 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.92%) CCIE
4 3 (4.92%) CCNP
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCSA
5 2 (3.28%) CEH
5 2 (3.28%) CISM
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.28%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.28%) RHCT
6 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.56%) vCloud
4 4 (6.56%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) Docker
5 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) Puppet
2 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 5 (8.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.28%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.28%) logstash
4 2 (3.28%) Sysprep
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Cisco
2 22 (36.07%) Juniper
3 19 (31.15%) Blue Coat
4 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
4 16 (26.23%) Palo Alto
5 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.39%) Barracuda Networks
6 10 (16.39%) VMware
7 8 (13.11%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.20%) F5
8 5 (8.20%) Infoblox
8 5 (8.20%) Rackspace
8 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.20%) Splunk
8 5 (8.20%) Sun
9 3 (4.92%) Aruba
9 3 (4.92%) NetScout
9 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) Citrix
10 1 (1.64%) FactSet