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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.69% 1.59% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.73% 8.33% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
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£350 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £22.50 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+14.31% +8.64%
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
226 240 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.37% 19.03% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 165 96
Average daily rate £360 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 33
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VPN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VPN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 +7 6 £360 +60.00% 4
Staines - 2 £395 - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (67.35%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
3 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
4 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 20 (40.82%) Cisco
6 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
7 18 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (34.69%) Citrix
9 16 (32.65%) Blackberry
10 15 (30.61%) MPLS
11 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (26.53%) Nokia
12 13 (26.53%) Juniper
13 12 (24.49%) CCIE
13 12 (24.49%) ITIL
14 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
14 11 (22.45%) BGP
14 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
14 11 (22.45%) VoIP
14 11 (22.45%) Dutch Language
15 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
15 10 (20.41%) Network Architecture
15 10 (20.41%) Office 365
15 10 (20.41%) WAN
15 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
15 10 (20.41%) OSPF
15 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
15 10 (20.41%) IPsec
16 9 (18.37%) Terminal Services

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (67.35%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) MPLS
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (22.45%) BGP
4 11 (22.45%) VoIP
5 10 (20.41%) WAN
5 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
5 10 (20.41%) OSPF
5 10 (20.41%) IPsec
6 9 (18.37%) SNMP
6 9 (18.37%) LAN
7 8 (16.33%) Wireless
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (14.29%) HSRP
8 7 (14.29%) LTE
8 7 (14.29%) FWSM
8 7 (14.29%) VRRP
8 7 (14.29%) RSVP
8 7 (14.29%) UMTS
8 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
1 11 (22.45%) Dutch Language
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (20.41%) Network Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Design Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) IP Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (2.04%) Junior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Voice Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) CSS
1 3 (6.12%) WAP
2 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.04%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.33%) iPhone
3 7 (14.29%) iPad
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Wiki
4 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.41%) Network Architecture
3 8 (16.33%) Validation
3 8 (16.33%) Network Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITSM
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.12%) Fault Management
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Design
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) Information Security
8 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
2 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCIE
3 6 (12.24%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.16%) MCP
5 4 (8.16%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.08%) CCSP
7 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.04%) CCDA
8 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.12%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) WSUS
2 3 (6.12%) Sysprep
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) Cisco
3 17 (34.69%) Citrix
4 13 (26.53%) Nokia
4 13 (26.53%) Juniper
5 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
6 9 (18.37%) McAfee
6 9 (18.37%) Apple
7 8 (16.33%) Radware
7 8 (16.33%) Redback
7 8 (16.33%) Huawei
8 7 (14.29%) Symantec
8 7 (14.29%) Ericsson
9 6 (12.24%) Altiris
10 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
11 4 (8.16%) Dell
12 3 (6.12%) Crossbeam
12 3 (6.12%) F5
12 3 (6.12%) 3Com
12 3 (6.12%) HP
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