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 3 months to 25 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 74 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22  
Contract jobs citing VPN 10 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.83% 1.61% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 8.62% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 16
Median daily rate £503 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.56% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £185 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £12.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.94% +20.63%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 137 232 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.38% 18.65% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 142 155
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing VPN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Surrey

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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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Guildford - 4 £445 -
Woking -2 1 £380 -13.14%
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (57.50%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) DNS
3 16 (40.00%) Cisco
4 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (27.50%) VMware
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) CCNA
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
8 9 (22.50%) Network Security
8 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (20.00%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) Wireless
10 7 (17.50%) Juniper
10 7 (17.50%) LAN
10 7 (17.50%) VLAN
10 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.00%) Puppet
11 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.00%) DHCP
11 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 6 (15.00%) BGP

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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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) nginx
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) DNS
3 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (22.50%) Network Security
5 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (20.00%) Wireless
6 7 (17.50%) LAN
6 7 (17.50%) VLAN
7 6 (15.00%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) DHCP
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.50%) IPsec
9 4 (10.00%) HTTP
9 4 (10.00%) Internet
9 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (7.50%) MPLS
10 3 (7.50%) OSPF
10 3 (7.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.50%) Law
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) PC Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) LAMP
2 2 (5.00%) YAML
3 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 3 (7.50%) Internal Audit
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Security
4 2 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (5.00%) Server Building
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.50%) Network Design
5 1 (2.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CCNA
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) CCDP
4 1 (2.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Nagios
2 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) CFEngine
4 2 (5.00%) Control-M
4 2 (5.00%) logstash
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) Netcool
4 2 (5.00%) OpenView
4 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.00%) vMotion
5 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) Juniper
5 5 (12.50%) F5
6 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.50%) Apple
7 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) Splunk
8 2 (5.00%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) Sophos
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
Sutton, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
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