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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Surrey
Rank 53 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing VPN 22 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.37% 2.26% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.84% 10.27% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 17
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £350 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
203 263 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.83% 22.01% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 160 144
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +145.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -9 2 £278 -41.57% 4
Staines - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) DNS
3 20 (46.51%) Cisco
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
4 19 (44.19%) Linux
5 17 (39.53%) VMware
6 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
6 16 (37.21%) CentOS
7 15 (34.88%) Puppet
8 14 (32.56%) Python
9 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
10 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
10 12 (27.91%) Perl
11 11 (25.58%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.58%) SSL
11 11 (25.58%) SMTP
11 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
12 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu
12 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
13 9 (20.93%) FTP
14 8 (18.60%) LAN
14 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (16.28%) AWS Certification
15 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi

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 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) DNS
2 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (25.58%) SMTP
3 11 (25.58%) SSL
4 9 (20.93%) FTP
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (16.28%) IPsec
6 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.28%) WAN
7 6 (13.95%) SAN
8 5 (11.63%) DHCP
8 5 (11.63%) Network Security
8 5 (11.63%) Wireless
9 4 (9.30%) Internet
9 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (9.30%) LDAP
10 3 (6.98%) Intranet
10 3 (6.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Metasploit
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.65%) Korean Language
1 2 (4.65%) Local Government
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.33%) boto
1 1 (2.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 2 (4.65%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Linux
3 16 (37.21%) CentOS
4 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu
5 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Unix
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) Solaris
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.33%) Android
9 1 (2.33%) Debian
9 1 (2.33%) VMS
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (13.95%) Service Management
3 5 (11.63%) Coaching
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Email Filtering
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Open Source
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Python
2 12 (27.91%) Perl
2 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) C
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) AWS Certification
4 6 (13.95%) CEH
4 6 (13.95%) RHCT
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) vCloud
2 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (16.28%) vSphere
3 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (4.65%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
4 1 (2.33%) Consul
4 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Packer
4 1 (2.33%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Terraform
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.33%) vMotion
4 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.30%) Juniper
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Nokia
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.65%) Wyse
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
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