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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Contract jobs citing VPN 29 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.41% 3.29% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.27% 15.41% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 6
Average daily rate £385 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £132 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £13.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.33%
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
313 305 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 21.36% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £491 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 4 £350 - 2
Reigate 0 4 - - 2
Leatherhead -11 4 - -
Staines +13 3 - -
Epsom +5 2 £385 - 1
Chertsey -1 1 £500 -
Oxted - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 37 (60.66%) Firewall
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) Cisco
4 26 (42.62%) LAN
5 25 (40.98%) WAN
5 25 (40.98%) Linux
6 23 (37.70%) DNS
7 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
8 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
9 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
9 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (26.23%) DHCP
11 15 (24.59%) Juniper
11 15 (24.59%) Network Security
12 14 (22.95%) SSL
12 14 (22.95%) ITIL
13 13 (21.31%) Finance
13 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (19.67%) WSUS
14 12 (19.67%) MPLS
15 11 (18.03%) BGP
15 11 (18.03%) IPsec
15 11 (18.03%) Migration
15 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
15 11 (18.03%) CheckPoint
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
16 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
16 10 (16.39%) Blue Coat
16 10 (16.39%) SecurID

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
3 3 (4.92%) PaaS
4 2 (3.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) Firewall
2 26 (42.62%) LAN
3 25 (40.98%) WAN
4 23 (37.70%) DNS
5 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
6 16 (26.23%) DHCP
7 15 (24.59%) Network Security
8 14 (22.95%) SSL
9 12 (19.67%) MPLS
10 11 (18.03%) BGP
10 11 (18.03%) IPsec
11 9 (14.75%) VoIP
11 9 (14.75%) Wireless
12 8 (13.11%) Internet
13 6 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (9.84%) OSPF
14 5 (8.20%) SAN
14 5 (8.20%) SMTP
15 4 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.64%) Ant
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Network Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Network Security Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Security Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Field Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Field Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Network Field Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Network Support
5 5 (8.20%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) WAP
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.64%) boto
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) SecurID
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.48%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.56%) Solaris
8 3 (4.92%) CatOS
8 3 (4.92%) CentOS
8 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.28%) Android
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Migration
3 7 (11.48%) ITSM
3 7 (11.48%) Service Management
4 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.56%) B2B
5 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (6.56%) Information Security
5 4 (6.56%) Network Design
5 4 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.92%) Change Control
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Security
6 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) Python
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) C
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCP
2 9 (14.75%) MCSE
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.11%) Degree
4 7 (11.48%) DBS Check
5 6 (9.84%) CCIE
6 5 (8.20%) CCNA
7 4 (6.56%) CCSP
8 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
8 3 (4.92%) CCNP
8 3 (4.92%) CEH
8 3 (4.92%) MCITP
8 3 (4.92%) RHCT
9 2 (3.28%) CCSA
9 2 (3.28%) CISM
9 2 (3.28%) CISSP
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.28%) MCSA
10 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) HL7
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) ISA Server
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) WSUS
2 7 (11.48%) Sysprep
3 6 (9.84%) Puppet
4 5 (8.20%) SCCM
5 4 (6.56%) SCOM
6 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.64%) Ansible
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco
2 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) Juniper
4 11 (18.03%) CheckPoint
5 10 (16.39%) Blue Coat
5 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.84%) VMware
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) CommVault
7 4 (6.56%) RightFax
7 4 (6.56%) Sun
8 3 (4.92%) Aruba
8 3 (4.92%) F5
8 3 (4.92%) Huawei
8 3 (4.92%) NetScout
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.28%) HP
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