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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.07% 1.34% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 8.17% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 15
Average daily rate
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£344 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £369 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £74.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.54% +277.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -11.39%
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
259 208 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.11% 16.35% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 106 127
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Guildford - 3 - - 1
Staines +6 2 - -
Woking -3 2 £158 - 1
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Epsom - 2 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £400 -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 65 (80.25%) WAN
2 47 (58.02%) Cisco
3 38 (46.91%) Windows
4 37 (45.68%) Firewall
5 35 (43.21%) VPN
6 31 (38.27%) DNS
7 30 (37.04%) Juniper
8 29 (35.80%) SSL
8 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
9 27 (33.33%) Blue Coat
10 26 (32.10%) VMware
11 25 (30.86%) TCP/IP
12 24 (29.63%) Network Security
13 21 (25.93%) DHCP
14 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (24.69%) Linux
14 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
16 18 (22.22%) ITIL
17 15 (18.52%) UNIX
17 15 (18.52%) IPsec
18 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
19 13 (16.05%) Degree
19 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (16.05%) McAfee
20 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
20 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
21 11 (13.58%) CCNP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Lync
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) PaaS
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
1 4 (4.94%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (80.25%) WAN
2 37 (45.68%) Firewall
3 35 (43.21%) VPN
4 31 (38.27%) DNS
5 29 (35.80%) SSL
6 25 (30.86%) TCP/IP
7 24 (29.63%) Network Security
8 21 (25.93%) DHCP
9 15 (18.52%) IPsec
10 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (13.58%) LDAP
11 11 (13.58%) VoIP
12 9 (11.11%) SMTP
13 8 (9.88%) SAN
13 8 (9.88%) Internet
14 7 (8.64%) NAS
15 6 (7.41%) Wireless
15 6 (7.41%) VLAN
16 5 (6.17%) MPLS
16 5 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.47%) Military
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Security Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Network Security Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Integrator
8 4 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) ODBC
2 2 (2.47%) boto
3 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) SecurID
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.94%) Informatics
5 3 (3.70%) BYOD
5 3 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) IVR
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) GIS
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) PMI
7 1 (1.23%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (18.52%) UNIX
4 11 (13.58%) Solaris
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.47%) VMS
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (8.64%) Project Management
3 7 (8.64%) Time Management
4 5 (6.17%) Service Management
4 5 (6.17%) ITSM
4 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.94%) Network Design
6 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Security
6 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.70%) B2B
6 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) Python
2 10 (12.35%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) Perl
3 9 (11.11%) C
3 9 (11.11%) C++
3 9 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.94%) Java
5 3 (3.70%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.05%) Degree
3 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.58%) CCNP
4 11 (13.58%) CCNA
5 8 (9.88%) MCSA
6 7 (8.64%) MCSE
7 5 (6.17%) CCSP
7 5 (6.17%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (6.17%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.47%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.47%) CCIE
8 2 (2.47%) HNC
8 2 (2.47%) HND
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) MCITP
9 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.11%) Sendmail
4 4 (4.94%) XenApp
4 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (6.17%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (58.02%) Cisco
2 30 (37.04%) Juniper
3 27 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 26 (32.10%) VMware
5 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
6 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.05%) McAfee
8 11 (13.58%) NetApp
9 10 (12.35%) Citrix
10 9 (11.11%) Websense
11 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.94%) F5
12 4 (4.94%) HP
13 3 (3.70%) Dell
13 3 (3.70%) Avaya
13 3 (3.70%) Sun
13 3 (3.70%) Mitel
14 2 (2.47%) Oracle
14 2 (2.47%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (2.47%) Veeam