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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing VPN 19 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.37% 1.70% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.12% 9.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 14
Average daily rate
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£360 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £33.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.77%
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
267 242 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.22% 18.73% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 175 104
Average daily rate £360 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 25
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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 +2 9 £368 +63.33% 1
Staines - 1 - -
Woking - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (76.74%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (41.86%) MPLS
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 16 (37.21%) Nokia
4 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (34.88%) Juniper
5 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.88%) BGP
6 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) CCIE
6 14 (32.56%) Ethernet
6 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
6 14 (32.56%) Network Architecture
6 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
7 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
8 12 (27.91%) IPsec
8 12 (27.91%) VoIP
9 11 (25.58%) SNMP
9 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
9 11 (25.58%) OSPF
9 11 (25.58%) Network Management
10 10 (23.26%) Huawei
10 10 (23.26%) Redback
10 10 (23.26%) Validation
10 10 (23.26%) Radware
11 9 (20.93%) UMTS
11 9 (20.93%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) MPLS
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (34.88%) BGP
5 14 (32.56%) Ethernet
6 12 (27.91%) VoIP
6 12 (27.91%) IPsec
7 11 (25.58%) SNMP
7 11 (25.58%) OSPF
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (20.93%) UMTS
8 9 (20.93%) LTE
8 9 (20.93%) FWSM
9 8 (18.60%) HSRP
9 8 (18.60%) VRRP
9 8 (18.60%) RSVP
10 7 (16.28%) DNS
10 7 (16.28%) LAN
11 6 (13.95%) WAN
11 6 (13.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Dutch Language
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (18.60%) Design Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) IP Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) WAP
2 1 (2.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) iPhone
3 5 (11.63%) iPad
4 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.65%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) SUSE
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
1 14 (32.56%) Network Architecture
2 11 (25.58%) Network Management
3 10 (23.26%) Validation
4 9 (20.93%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) ITSM
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCIE
3 7 (16.28%) CCNP
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.30%) MCP
5 4 (9.30%) MCSE
6 3 (6.98%) CCSP
6 3 (6.98%) CCNA
7 2 (4.65%) CCDA
7 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
3 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) WSUS
1 3 (6.98%) Sysprep
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Nokia
3 15 (34.88%) Juniper
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
5 10 (23.26%) Radware
5 10 (23.26%) Redback
5 10 (23.26%) Huawei
6 8 (18.60%) Citrix
7 7 (16.28%) Ericsson
7 7 (16.28%) McAfee
8 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
8 6 (13.95%) Apple
9 5 (11.63%) Symantec
10 4 (9.30%) Altiris
10 4 (9.30%) F5
11 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
11 3 (6.98%) 3Com
11 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
11 3 (6.98%) Avaya
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