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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Surrey
Rank 52 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing VPN 29 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.85% 2.50% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.43% 8.81% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 22
Median daily rate £335 £385 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +41.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £350 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £18.42 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-25.35% +7.65%

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
188 352 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.47% 28.36% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 202 142
Median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 12
Median hourly rate £16.75 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £20.25 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 - 3 £380 -
Chertsey +1 2 - -
Guildford -2 2 - -
Leatherhead +22 1 £320 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) DNS
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco
4 18 (39.13%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) Linux
6 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 14 (30.43%) CentOS
6 14 (30.43%) Puppet
7 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
8 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (19.57%) Ubuntu
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (19.57%) CCNA
11 9 (19.57%) FTP
11 9 (19.57%) SMTP
11 9 (19.57%) Python
11 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.57%) Perl
11 9 (19.57%) MS Office
11 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
12 8 (17.39%) ITIL
12 8 (17.39%) DHCP

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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) DNS
2 18 (39.13%) Firewall
3 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (19.57%) FTP
5 9 (19.57%) SMTP
6 8 (17.39%) DHCP
6 8 (17.39%) Wireless
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.04%) SSL
9 5 (10.87%) Internet
9 5 (10.87%) Intranet
9 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (10.87%) IPsec
9 5 (10.87%) SAN
9 5 (10.87%) VLAN
10 4 (8.70%) LAN
10 4 (8.70%) Network Security
10 4 (8.70%) WAN
11 3 (6.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Replication
3 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) CentOS
4 9 (19.57%) Ubuntu
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.35%) Debian
10 2 (4.35%) Unix
11 1 (2.17%) Android
11 1 (2.17%) VMS
11 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
3 5 (10.87%) Coaching
3 5 (10.87%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (10.87%) Service Management
3 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.35%) Data Security
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Internal Audit
5 2 (4.35%) Server Building
6 1 (2.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) Perl
2 9 (19.57%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) C
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) CCNA
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) AWS Certification
4 6 (13.04%) CEH
4 6 (13.04%) RHCT
5 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) CCNP
7 2 (4.35%) CCDP
7 2 (4.35%) MCP
8 1 (2.17%) CISA
8 1 (2.17%) CISM
8 1 (2.17%) CISSP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (15.22%) vSphere
3 6 (13.04%) vCloud
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) vMotion
3 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Consul
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Packer
4 1 (2.17%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) Apple
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Nokia
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) AlienVault
8 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) SAP