Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing VPN 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.77% 2.84% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 9.09% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Guildford median daily rate £396 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.76% +21.43% -3.78%
10th Percentile £294 £368 £225
90th Percentile £420 £438 £395
Surrey median daily rate £380 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -43.64% +64.18% -16.25%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 64 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 28.32% 31.28% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 34
Guildford median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +1.50%
10th Percentile £142 £226 £252
90th Percentile £565 £433 £400
Surrey median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.73% +121.24% -24.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £21.91 £48.75 £13.06
Surrey median hourly rate £15.23 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -61.93% +153.97% -11.27%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Guildford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Guildford

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Guildford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Guildford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Guildford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard