The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Guildford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.18% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -25.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.91% 24.64% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 5
Average daily rate £295 £323 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -32.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
WAN
Surrey

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 27 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) SMTP
2 7 (87.50%) FTP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) SSH
3 6 (75.00%) Fault Management
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (62.50%) Change Management
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) SSL
5 4 (50.00%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (37.50%) Workflow
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) SSH
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) SMTP
2 7 (87.50%) FTP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Fault Management
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft