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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 37 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing LAN 54 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.08% 4.02% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.92% 19.10% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 9
Average daily rate £313 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.66 £50.44 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.89% +280.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £50.44 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.99 £50.44 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +23.37%
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
362 288 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.36% 21.07% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 157 102
Average daily rate £400 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £427 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.15 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +118.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £19.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Woking +2 8 £265 +55.88% 1
Epsom -2 6 £385 -
Weybridge 0 5 £175 -
Staines -3 5 £600 - 2
Egham +4 3 - -
Guildford +5 2 £281 -33.82% 3
Camberley -18 2 £185 -52.71%
Leatherhead -22 1 £500 +48.14%
Redhill - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £325 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 80 (81.63%) WAN
2 45 (45.92%) Cisco
3 37 (37.76%) Windows
4 36 (36.73%) Firewall
5 27 (27.55%) ITIL
6 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 26 (26.53%) Juniper
7 25 (25.51%) VPN
8 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
8 24 (24.49%) Wireless
9 23 (23.47%) Finance
10 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 22 (22.45%) Blue Coat
11 21 (21.43%) Citrix
12 20 (20.41%) CheckPoint
12 20 (20.41%) DNS
12 20 (20.41%) DHCP
13 19 (19.39%) Palo Alto
14 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
14 18 (18.37%) F5
14 18 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (17.35%) SSL
15 17 (17.35%) MPLS
16 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
16 15 (15.31%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (15.31%) IPsec
16 15 (15.31%) MS Office
17 14 (14.29%) Linux
17 14 (14.29%) Internet
17 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Office
2 6 (6.12%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 7 (7.14%) IaaS
2 7 (7.14%) PaaS
3 6 (6.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (81.63%) WAN
2 36 (36.73%) Firewall
3 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
4 25 (25.51%) VPN
5 24 (24.49%) Wireless
6 20 (20.41%) DHCP
6 20 (20.41%) DNS
7 17 (17.35%) MPLS
7 17 (17.35%) SSL
8 15 (15.31%) IPsec
8 15 (15.31%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (14.29%) Internet
10 12 (12.24%) Network Security
11 10 (10.20%) VoIP
12 9 (9.18%) BGP
12 9 (9.18%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (9.18%) OSPF
13 7 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) FileMaker
2 4 (4.08%) OLTP
3 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) German Language
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Network Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Architect
6 12 (12.24%) Desktop Support
6 12 (12.24%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Security Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Support Analyst
7 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Cisco Support
9 6 (6.12%) Network Support
9 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.10%) LAN/WAN Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.02%) Flash
1 1 (1.02%) ODBC
1 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) RSA SecurID
4 7 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.12%) iPad
5 6 (6.12%) iPhone
5 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.08%) BYOD
6 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.08%) Replication
7 3 (3.06%) e-Health
7 3 (3.06%) PKI
8 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.04%) Handset
8 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
3 14 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.08%) VMS
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.06%) Android
7 3 (3.06%) Solaris
7 3 (3.06%) Unix
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) ITIL
2 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.14%) Change Control
3 7 (7.14%) ITSM
3 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.14%) Service Management
4 6 (6.12%) Project Management
4 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.10%) Change Management
5 5 (5.10%) Information Management
5 5 (5.10%) Use Case
6 4 (4.08%) B2B
6 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.08%) Open Source
6 4 (4.08%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.22%) CCNA
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.20%) MCSE
4 8 (8.16%) MCP
5 6 (6.12%) CCNP
5 6 (6.12%) Degree
5 6 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (6.12%) MCDST
6 4 (4.08%) A+ Certification
6 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.06%) CCSP
7 3 (3.06%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.04%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) CCA
9 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.02%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) XenApp
3 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) SCCM
2 7 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (5.10%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.08%) Puppet
4 4 (4.08%) SCOM
4 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.08%) WSUS
5 3 (3.06%) OpenView
6 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Cisco
2 26 (26.53%) Juniper
3 22 (22.45%) Blue Coat
3 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 21 (21.43%) Citrix
5 20 (20.41%) CheckPoint
6 19 (19.39%) Palo Alto
7 18 (18.37%) F5
8 11 (11.22%) HP
9 9 (9.18%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (6.12%) Adobe
11 6 (6.12%) Apple
11 6 (6.12%) Wyse
12 5 (5.10%) Infoblox
12 5 (5.10%) Remedy
12 5 (5.10%) VMware
13 4 (4.08%) CommVault
13 4 (4.08%) RightFax
14 3 (3.06%) Aruba
Woking, Surrey
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