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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing VPN 30 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.34% 2.03% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 12.28% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £139 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.27% -50.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £303 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £291 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.30% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.13 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.42 £17.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -37.27%
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
268 228 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.92% 16.50% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 98 87
Average daily rate £375 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.61 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 8 - - 1
Camberley - 6 £416 - 2
Egham -2 3 £140 - 2
Guildford -4 2 £341 -5.86% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £400 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (77.63%) Firewall
2 41 (53.95%) WAN
3 40 (52.63%) Cisco
4 35 (46.05%) Windows
5 33 (43.42%) LAN
6 27 (35.53%) TCP/IP
6 27 (35.53%) DNS
7 24 (31.58%) VMware
8 22 (28.95%) SSL
8 22 (28.95%) Blue Coat
8 22 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (27.63%) CheckPoint
10 20 (26.32%) Juniper
11 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 19 (25.00%) Linux
12 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.05%) Network Security
13 16 (21.05%) Python
14 15 (19.74%) UNIX
15 14 (18.42%) VoIP
15 14 (18.42%) LDAP
15 14 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (17.11%) ITIL
16 13 (17.11%) CCNA
17 12 (15.79%) NetApp
17 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
17 12 (15.79%) McAfee
18 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (14.47%) MPLS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.95%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.84%) IaaS
2 8 (10.53%) PaaS
3 6 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.58%) Office 365
5 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (77.63%) Firewall
2 41 (53.95%) WAN
3 33 (43.42%) LAN
4 27 (35.53%) TCP/IP
4 27 (35.53%) DNS
5 22 (28.95%) SSL
5 22 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (21.05%) Network Security
7 14 (18.42%) VoIP
7 14 (18.42%) LDAP
8 11 (14.47%) MPLS
8 11 (14.47%) DHCP
9 10 (13.16%) SMTP
10 9 (11.84%) Internet
11 7 (9.21%) VLAN
12 6 (7.89%) SAN
12 6 (7.89%) IPsec
13 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (6.58%) BGP
13 5 (6.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.26%) Ant
1 4 (5.26%) JIRA
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.26%) Maven
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.26%) Billing
3 3 (3.95%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Analyst
1 15 (19.74%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Network Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Integrator
7 5 (6.58%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) boto
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) SecurID
3 5 (6.58%) NHS
4 4 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) IVR
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Linux
3 15 (19.74%) UNIX
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.84%) Solaris
6 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.63%) VMS
11 2 (2.63%) CentOS
11 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (17.11%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
4 9 (11.84%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 8 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.89%) Auto-Scaling
6 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.89%) Network Planning
7 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.26%) CRM
8 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 4 (5.26%) Network Management
8 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.95%) ITSM
9 3 (3.95%) B2B
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) Python
2 11 (14.47%) C
2 11 (14.47%) C++
3 10 (13.16%) Perl
3 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
4 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.89%) Ruby
5 2 (2.63%) PHP
5 2 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.11%) CCNA
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.21%) MCSE
6 4 (5.26%) MCSA
6 4 (5.26%) CCNP
7 3 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) CCIE
8 2 (2.63%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) MCITP
9 1 (1.32%) CCSP
9 1 (1.32%) CISSP
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) Sendmail
4 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.58%) vSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Firmware
6 2 (2.63%) XenServer
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.32%) UAG
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) MIMEsweeper
1 10 (13.16%) MAILsweeper
2 7 (9.21%) Puppet
3 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.89%) SCOM
4 5 (6.58%) SCCM
5 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.63%) Ansible
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Cisco
2 24 (31.58%) VMware
3 22 (28.95%) Blue Coat
4 21 (27.63%) CheckPoint
5 20 (26.32%) Juniper
6 12 (15.79%) NetApp
6 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.79%) McAfee
7 10 (13.16%) Avaya
7 10 (13.16%) Websense
8 7 (9.21%) F5
9 6 (7.89%) HP
9 6 (7.89%) Citrix
10 4 (5.26%) Nokia
10 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (3.95%) Mitel
11 3 (3.95%) TippingPoint
12 2 (2.63%) Meraki
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