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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 27 16
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.74% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.70% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £20.80
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -0.21%
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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
28 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.05% 20.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 3
Average daily rate £360 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix