Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 105 82
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing VPN 34 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.05% 1.35% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 8.85% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 36
Surrey median daily rate £260 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £100 £200 £150
90th Percentile £675 £575 £475
South East median daily rate £370 £370 £413
% change year-on-year - -10.30% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Surrey median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -43.64% +64.18%
10th Percentile £15.08 £13.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £17.03 £18.95 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - -34.62% +33.33%

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 433 418 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.42% 15.28% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 250 277
Surrey median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +11.50%
10th Percentile £131 £163 £169
90th Percentile £596 £576 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 34
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £15.23 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% -61.93% +153.97%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £42.20
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.34% -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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Surrey

VPN
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 19 November 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
Guildford -14 10 £100 -74.76% 2
Staines - 4 £145 -
Epsom +7 3 - - 2
Godalming - 2 £375 - 1
Reigate -15 1 - - 3
Egham - 1 - - 1
Tadworth - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Redhill - 1 £650 - 2
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 17 (50.00%) LAN
4 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 15 (44.12%) Network Security
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco
6 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
7 12 (35.29%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) Internet
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 8 (23.53%) SSL
10 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
11 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (20.59%) IPsec
11 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (20.59%) Juniper
11 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (20.59%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
12 6 (17.65%) Mitel
12 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (17.65%) SCCM
13 5 (14.71%) Qualys
13 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification

VPN
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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 17 (50.00%) LAN
4 15 (44.12%) Network Security
5 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) Internet
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (23.53%) SSL
8 7 (20.59%) DNS
8 7 (20.59%) IPsec
9 5 (14.71%) DHCP
9 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (14.71%) VoIP
9 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (11.76%) WebEx
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.88%) Junos
11 2 (5.88%) Multicast
11 2 (5.88%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Network Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
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
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
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%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) SAML
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
1 4 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Security
4 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
4 4 (11.76%) OWASP
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 4 (11.76%) Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (8.82%) Kanban
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
2 5 (14.71%) MCSA
2 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (11.76%) CISA
3 4 (11.76%) CISM
3 4 (11.76%) CISSP
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.71%) SLA
3 4 (11.76%) GDPR
3 4 (11.76%) NIST 800
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
4 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.65%) Mitel
5 5 (14.71%) Aruba
5 5 (14.71%) Avaya
5 5 (14.71%) Palo Alto
5 5 (14.71%) Qualys
6 3 (8.82%) McAfee
7 2 (5.88%) Adobe
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Huawei
8 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.94%) Symantec