The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing LAN 46 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.79% 3.10% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.08% 14.52% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 10
Average daily rate £399 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £415 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.40 £22.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.12% -22.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.76 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £17.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
LAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
305 303 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.12% 21.35% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 146 92
Average daily rate £395 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £116.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -16 3 £425 -
Redhill - 3 £425 - 2
Egham - 3 £160 - 1
Epsom -6 2 £385 +4.05% 1
Reigate - 2 - - 7
Guildford +7 1 - - 11
Woking +6 1 £100 -
Chertsey -2 1 £425 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 70 (80.46%) WAN
2 46 (52.87%) Cisco
3 30 (34.48%) Windows
3 30 (34.48%) Firewall
4 28 (32.18%) VPN
5 25 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (26.44%) ITIL
6 23 (26.44%) Linux
7 22 (25.29%) Juniper
8 20 (22.99%) SSL
8 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
8 20 (22.99%) Finance
9 18 (20.69%) IPsec
10 17 (19.54%) MPLS
10 17 (19.54%) VoIP
10 17 (19.54%) Data Centre
10 17 (19.54%) Palo Alto
11 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
11 16 (18.39%) CheckPoint
11 16 (18.39%) Internet
12 15 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.24%) Blue Coat
12 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (16.09%) Wireless
14 13 (14.94%) CCNA
14 13 (14.94%) Citrix
15 12 (13.79%) SLA
15 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (13.79%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 4 (4.60%) QuarkXPress
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) IaaS
1 7 (8.05%) PaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (80.46%) WAN
2 30 (34.48%) Firewall
3 28 (32.18%) VPN
4 20 (22.99%) SSL
4 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
5 18 (20.69%) IPsec
6 17 (19.54%) MPLS
6 17 (19.54%) VoIP
7 16 (18.39%) Internet
8 15 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (16.09%) Wireless
10 12 (13.79%) Network Security
11 11 (12.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (11.49%) BGP
12 10 (11.49%) DNS
12 10 (11.49%) SAN
13 9 (10.34%) DHCP
14 8 (9.20%) OSPF
15 7 (8.05%) Unified Communications
16 5 (5.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) FileMaker
2 4 (4.60%) OLTP
3 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Ant
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) Maven
1 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) Network Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Network Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Security Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Architect
5 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (9.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support
8 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (5.75%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) COM
2 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.15%) boto
2 1 (1.15%) Flash
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.49%) SecurID
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) iPad
4 4 (4.60%) iPhone
5 3 (3.45%) BYOD
5 3 (3.45%) e-Health
5 3 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (2.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.30%) Handset
6 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) IVR
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Linux
3 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.05%) Solaris
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.75%) Unix
8 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.45%) HPUX
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.15%) Android
11 1 (1.15%) CentOS
11 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
2 9 (10.34%) Project Management
3 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.05%) Change Control
4 7 (8.05%) ITSM
4 7 (8.05%) Service Management
5 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.75%) Information Management
6 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.60%) B2B
7 4 (4.60%) DevOps
8 3 (3.45%) Computer Security
8 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.45%) Operations Management
8 3 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.94%) CCNA
3 9 (10.34%) Degree
4 7 (8.05%) CCNP
5 5 (5.75%) MCSE
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) CCSP
6 4 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) MCP
8 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.30%) MBA
8 2 (2.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.30%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CCA
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CWNA
9 1 (1.15%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (6.90%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.45%) OpenView
6 2 (2.30%) SCOM
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Ansible
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.15%) Puppet
7 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Cisco
2 22 (25.29%) Juniper
3 17 (19.54%) Palo Alto
4 16 (18.39%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.94%) Citrix
7 11 (12.64%) HP
8 9 (10.34%) VMware
9 7 (8.05%) F5
9 7 (8.05%) Sun
10 4 (4.60%) Adobe
10 4 (4.60%) Apple
10 4 (4.60%) CommVault
10 4 (4.60%) RightFax
10 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.60%) Wyse
11 3 (3.45%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle
11 3 (3.45%) Symantec