Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 110 92
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 -4
Contract jobs citing VPN 34 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.04% 1.13% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 8.20% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 35
Surrey median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +7.94%
10th Percentile £100 £213 £150
90th Percentile £675 £525 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.91% -22.12%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £18.85 £17.25
% change year-on-year -9.81% +9.28% -10.39%

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 430 366 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.12% 13.83% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 228 312
Surrey median daily rate £425 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.38% +7.38%
10th Percentile £126 £197 £182
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £412 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.00% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 34
Surrey median hourly rate £23.75 £18.31 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -51.17% +123.88%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.95 £11.53
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -30.00% +11.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +10 8 - - 1
Guildford -19 7 £100 -75.31% 2
Staines - 4 £145 - 1
Tadworth - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Egham - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Redhill - 1 £650 - 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (76.47%) WAN
2 22 (64.71%) LAN
3 20 (58.82%) Network Security
4 19 (55.88%) Cisco
4 19 (55.88%) Firewall
5 16 (47.06%) Internet
6 15 (44.12%) Finance
7 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
7 13 (38.24%) Windows
8 12 (35.29%) SSL
8 12 (35.29%) Juniper
8 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (35.29%) Palo Alto
9 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 11 (32.35%) IPsec
10 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (29.41%) Qualys
10 10 (29.41%) Aruba
11 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 7 (20.59%) Computer Security
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
14 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (17.65%) ITIL
15 5 (14.71%) MCSA
15 5 (14.71%) DNS

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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 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) WAN
2 22 (64.71%) LAN
3 20 (58.82%) Network Security
4 19 (55.88%) Firewall
5 16 (47.06%) Internet
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (35.29%) SSL
7 11 (32.35%) IPsec
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (14.71%) DHCP
9 5 (14.71%) DNS
9 5 (14.71%) VoIP
10 4 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (11.76%) WebEx
11 2 (5.88%) BGP
11 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
11 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.88%) Multicast
11 2 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Network Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.94%) BYOD
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Security
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
4 4 (11.76%) OWASP
4 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 4 (11.76%) Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) Kanban
5 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
1 5 (14.71%) CCNA
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (14.71%) MCSA
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CISA
2 4 (11.76%) CISM
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) GDPR
2 4 (11.76%) NIST 800
2 4 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
3 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 12 (35.29%) Palo Alto
4 10 (29.41%) Aruba
4 10 (29.41%) Qualys
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Avaya
6 5 (14.71%) Mitel
7 2 (5.88%) Adobe
7 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Huawei
8 1 (2.94%) Okta
8 1 (2.94%) Riverbed