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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 40 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.85% 1.94% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.84% 12.29% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £139 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.42% -55.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £113 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £277 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.63 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -34.90%
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
289 236 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.58% 15.82% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 102 98
Average daily rate £343 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £514 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Camberley - 12 £416 -
Staines - 4 - - 3
Dorking - 3 £130 -
Egham - 3 £140 -
Epsom - 3 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Guildford -7 1 £295 +18.00% 1
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Oxted - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 62 (77.50%) Firewall
2 41 (51.25%) Cisco
3 39 (48.75%) WAN
4 34 (42.50%) Windows
5 31 (38.75%) LAN
6 28 (35.00%) SSL
7 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 25 (31.25%) DNS
7 25 (31.25%) VMware
7 25 (31.25%) Blue Coat
8 24 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (27.50%) Juniper
10 20 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
11 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (21.25%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (21.25%) Linux
12 17 (21.25%) Python
12 17 (21.25%) UNIX
13 16 (20.00%) LDAP
14 15 (18.75%) ITIL
14 15 (18.75%) VoIP
14 15 (18.75%) McAfee
14 15 (18.75%) NetApp
15 14 (17.50%) C
15 14 (17.50%) C++
16 13 (16.25%) Perl
16 13 (16.25%) SMTP
16 13 (16.25%) Shell Script

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.50%) IaaS
2 4 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) PaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (77.50%) Firewall
2 39 (48.75%) WAN
3 31 (38.75%) LAN
4 28 (35.00%) SSL
5 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 25 (31.25%) DNS
6 24 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (20.00%) LDAP
8 15 (18.75%) VoIP
9 13 (16.25%) SMTP
9 13 (16.25%) Network Security
10 11 (13.75%) Internet
11 7 (8.75%) DHCP
12 6 (7.50%) MPLS
13 5 (6.25%) SAN
13 5 (6.25%) FTP
13 5 (6.25%) Broadband
13 5 (6.25%) BGP
13 5 (6.25%) Wireless
13 5 (6.25%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Maven
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.00%) Ant
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Systems Integrator
8 5 (6.25%) Network Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support
8 5 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) SecurID
3 5 (6.25%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) EFT
4 3 (3.75%) Open Source
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) UNIX
3 12 (15.00%) Solaris
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.75%) CentOS
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
2 15 (18.75%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Project Management
4 9 (11.25%) Change Management
5 6 (7.50%) Network Planning
5 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.00%) Network Management
7 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) CRM
7 4 (5.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (3.75%) B2B
8 3 (3.75%) ITSM
8 3 (3.75%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) Python
2 14 (17.50%) C
2 14 (17.50%) C++
3 13 (16.25%) Perl
3 13 (16.25%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.75%) SQL
6 4 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.00%) CCNA
3 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.50%) MCSE
6 4 (5.00%) CCNP
7 3 (3.75%) MCSA
7 3 (3.75%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.75%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (2.50%) CCIE
8 2 (2.50%) MCP
9 1 (1.25%) CISSP
9 1 (1.25%) CCSP
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
1 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.25%) Sendmail
3 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) Firmware
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) UAG
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) MIMEsweeper
1 13 (16.25%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (6.25%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) SCOM
3 4 (5.00%) Puppet
3 4 (5.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Cisco
2 25 (31.25%) Blue Coat
2 25 (31.25%) VMware
3 22 (27.50%) Juniper
4 20 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (18.75%) NetApp
5 15 (18.75%) McAfee
6 13 (16.25%) Websense
7 10 (12.50%) Avaya
8 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.75%) F5
10 6 (7.50%) HP
11 5 (6.25%) Citrix
12 4 (5.00%) Nokia
12 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
12 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.75%) Oracle
13 3 (3.75%) IBM
13 3 (3.75%) Mitel
13 3 (3.75%) TippingPoint
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