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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 25 24
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.49% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
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
52 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.61% 37.31% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 10
Average daily rate £350 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) WebEx
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) WebEx
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) FCAPS
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) CMMI
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) QMS
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) VMware