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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 29 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.26% 1.72% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.98% 8.81% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 12
Median daily rate £438 £400 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +146.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £350 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £12.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -13.89%
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
242 261 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.88% 19.48% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 155 104
Median daily rate £395 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 18
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 £46.25 £52.17 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 6 £445 - 1
Staines -6 3 £619 +54.68%
Chertsey +2 2 £150 -
Tadworth - 2 - -
Guildford +3 1 £363 - 2
Epsom 0 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (62.90%) Firewall
2 37 (59.68%) Cisco
3 35 (56.45%) Windows
4 32 (51.61%) LAN
5 31 (50.00%) WAN
6 29 (46.77%) Linux
7 26 (41.94%) SSL
8 24 (38.71%) TCP/IP
8 24 (38.71%) ITIL
9 23 (37.10%) Network Security
10 21 (33.87%) IPsec
11 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
11 20 (32.26%) Juniper
12 18 (29.03%) DNS
13 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
13 17 (27.42%) RSA SecurID
13 17 (27.42%) Puppet
13 17 (27.42%) Palo Alto
14 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
14 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (24.19%) Service Management
15 14 (22.58%) VMware
15 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
15 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (20.97%) CentOS
16 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
16 13 (20.97%) DHCP
16 13 (20.97%) ITSM
17 12 (19.35%) Python

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 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (17.74%) IaaS
3 11 (17.74%) PaaS
4 5 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.45%) SaaS
6 2 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (62.90%) Firewall
2 32 (51.61%) LAN
3 31 (50.00%) WAN
4 26 (41.94%) SSL
5 24 (38.71%) TCP/IP
6 23 (37.10%) Network Security
7 21 (33.87%) IPsec
8 18 (29.03%) DNS
9 13 (20.97%) DHCP
10 12 (19.35%) Internet
11 10 (16.13%) MPLS
12 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (11.29%) VLAN
13 7 (11.29%) Wireless
14 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (8.06%) BGP
15 5 (8.06%) FTP
15 5 (8.06%) SMTP
16 3 (4.84%) SAN
17 2 (3.23%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Metasploit
3 2 (3.23%) Ant
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Billing
2 2 (3.23%) Korean Language
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) Network Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Network Security Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Security Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Technical Leader
6 7 (11.29%) Architect
6 7 (11.29%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (9.68%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Network Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) LAN Security Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) boto
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) RSA SecurID
2 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.06%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Native
7 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.61%) BYOD
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (56.45%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 13 (20.97%) CentOS
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.06%) Solaris
6 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.06%) VMS
6 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.23%) Unix
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Service Management
3 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
3 13 (20.97%) ITSM
4 11 (17.74%) Problem Management
5 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
5 7 (11.29%) Change Control
5 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.29%) Software Deployment
6 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Open Source
6 6 (9.68%) Use Case
7 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.06%) Computer Security
7 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.35%) Python
3 8 (12.90%) Ruby
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) AWS Certification
3 4 (6.45%) CCSP
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.84%) CCNP
4 3 (4.84%) JNCIA
4 3 (4.84%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) CEH
5 2 (3.23%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) RHCT
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
1 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) vCloud
2 8 (12.90%) vSphere
3 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Puppet
2 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (8.06%) SCOM
3 5 (8.06%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.23%) logstash
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.61%) Cacti
5 1 (1.61%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco
2 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
2 20 (32.26%) Juniper
3 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
3 17 (27.42%) Palo Alto
4 14 (22.58%) VMware
5 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (8.06%) F5
7 5 (8.06%) Infoblox
7 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.06%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.06%) Sun
8 4 (6.45%) Rackspace
8 4 (6.45%) Splunk
9 2 (3.23%) Wyse
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix
10 1 (1.61%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) Reuters
10 1 (1.61%) Siemens