Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 July 2018 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 100 83
Rank change year-on-year -36 -17 -11
Contract jobs citing VPN 28 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.85% 1.57% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.26% 12.74% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 39
Surrey median daily rate £483 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +15.85% +9.33%
10th Percentile £118 £205 £203
90th Percentile £675 £536 £490
South East median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.82% +70.87%
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% -23.68% -26.92%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 447 314 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.50% 12.32% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 172 378
Surrey median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £160 £200
90th Percentile £600 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 47
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.22% -26.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £15.85 £13.85 £11.58
90th Percentile £96.50 £47.50 £49.05
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -7.41%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Surrey

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Surrey

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Surrey

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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 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - 7 - - 1
Guildford -22 3 £100 -80.10% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £482 - 1
Leatherhead +3 1 £425 +32.81% 1
Staines -20 1 £500 -
Redhill - 1 £650 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Egham - 1 - -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for VPN.

1 21 (75.00%) WAN
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) LAN
4 16 (57.14%) Network Security
5 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco
6 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 11 (39.29%) Internet
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 10 (35.71%) Juniper
8 10 (35.71%) Palo Alto
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (32.14%) SSL
9 9 (32.14%) IPsec
10 8 (28.57%) Qualys
10 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (28.57%) Aruba
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 6 (21.43%) Computer Security
12 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
13 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (14.29%) GDPR
13 4 (14.29%) NIST 800

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Co-occurring 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) WAN
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) LAN
4 16 (57.14%) Network Security
5 11 (39.29%) Internet
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (32.14%) IPsec
6 9 (32.14%) SSL
7 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) Multicast
10 2 (7.14%) DHCP
10 2 (7.14%) DNS
10 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (7.14%) WebEx
11 1 (3.57%) BGP
11 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
11 1 (3.57%) OSPF
11 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Network Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Network Security Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
4 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) BYOD
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Security
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) OWASP
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Email Filtering
6 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CISA
1 4 (14.29%) CISM
1 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) GDPR
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) NIST 800
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) MaaS360
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) WMI
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 10 (35.71%) Juniper
3 10 (35.71%) Palo Alto
4 8 (28.57%) Aruba
4 8 (28.57%) Qualys
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) Okta
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) Wyse