Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 74 96
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 -24
Contract jobs citing VPN 33 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.20% 2.08% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.99% 10.05% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 28
Surrey median daily rate £300 £419 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.32% +8.00% +7.64%
10th Percentile £120 £163 £300
90th Percentile £565 £485 £491
South East median daily rate £325 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -21.21% +3.13% +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Surrey median hourly rate £15.25 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.55% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.65 £13.95
90th Percentile £16.55 £28.75 £21.20
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +11.11%

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 413 418 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.97% 20.71% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 228 261
Surrey median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £137 £163 £220
90th Percentile £600 £541 £550
South East median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 26
Surrey median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.88% - +128.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.20 £12.13
90th Percentile £24.75 £42.05 £53.13
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.68 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.63% -27.14% +62.50%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Reigate - 10 £120 - 1
Woking +7 2 £378 -0.66%
Guildford -2 2 £405 -4.71% 7
Camberley -4 2 - - 1
Staines -5 1 £300 -52.00%
Weybridge - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £325 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (30.30%) LAN
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) Smartphone
4 10 (30.30%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) IPsec
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.21%) Python
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (21.21%) Perl
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) VoIP
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) DNS
8 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.15%) Apple
8 5 (15.15%) VMware
8 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
8 5 (15.15%) Network Security
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.12%) CentOS
9 4 (12.12%) CCNP
9 4 (12.12%) Active Directory

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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) WAN
2 10 (30.30%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) IPsec
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.18%) VoIP
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 5 (15.15%) Network Security
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) FTP
7 3 (9.09%) Internet
7 3 (9.09%) OSPF
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 2 (6.06%) GSM
8 2 (6.06%) HTTP
8 2 (6.06%) SMTP
8 2 (6.06%) UMTS
8 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 10 (30.30%) Help Desk Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Help Desk Support
2 10 (30.30%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Service Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Service Desk Support
2 10 (30.30%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Support Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) JTAPI
2 1 (3.03%) RFC 2833
2 1 (3.03%) TAPI
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile Computing
1 10 (30.30%) Smartphone
2 4 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
3 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) Fedora
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.09%) High Availability
2 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.06%) Internal Audit
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.03%) IT Strategy
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Process Management
4 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
4 1 (3.03%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Perl
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) C
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCNP
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCDP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PA-DSS
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) Samba
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Cacti
2 2 (6.06%) CFEngine
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) Icinga
2 2 (6.06%) logstash
2 2 (6.06%) Netcool
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Apple
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) F5
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.03%) FactSet
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto