The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.49% 3.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
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Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.37% 25.81% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 16
Average daily rate £320 £265 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £138 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Guildford region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Guildford region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) IVR
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) ISDN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware