The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.69% 1.14% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 4.55% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £425 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +209.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +42.85%
WAN
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
45 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.14% 25.14% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 8
Median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.25 £24.97 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +84.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 Guildford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) VMware