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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 33 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.57% 1.82% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 11.06% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £367 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.88 £18.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% -8.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.21%
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
267 208 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.83% 16.43% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 104 104
Average daily rate £388 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 31
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 £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 July 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
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 July 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
Staines +5 5 - - 6
Guildford 0 3 - - 6
Camberley - 3 £400 -
Woking +12 2 £158 - 1
Chertsey - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 - 1
Weybridge - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 72 (80.00%) WAN
2 59 (65.56%) Cisco
3 45 (50.00%) Firewall
4 40 (44.44%) Windows
5 38 (42.22%) VPN
5 38 (42.22%) DNS
6 36 (40.00%) SSL
6 36 (40.00%) Juniper
7 33 (36.67%) Blue Coat
8 32 (35.56%) VMware
8 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
9 28 (31.11%) Network Security
10 26 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (27.78%) DHCP
12 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
12 24 (26.67%) CheckPoint
13 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
14 19 (21.11%) Linux
15 18 (20.00%) IPsec
16 17 (18.89%) NetApp
16 17 (18.89%) CCNA
16 17 (18.89%) UNIX
16 17 (18.89%) ITIL
16 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (17.78%) McAfee
18 14 (15.56%) SQL
19 13 (14.44%) Solaris
19 13 (14.44%) Python

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) PaaS
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
1 4 (4.44%) IaaS
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 72 (80.00%) WAN
2 45 (50.00%) Firewall
3 38 (42.22%) VPN
3 38 (42.22%) DNS
4 36 (40.00%) SSL
5 28 (31.11%) Network Security
6 25 (27.78%) DHCP
7 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 18 (20.00%) IPsec
9 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (14.44%) LDAP
11 11 (12.22%) VoIP
11 11 (12.22%) SMTP
12 9 (10.00%) Internet
13 7 (7.78%) SAN
14 6 (6.67%) NAS
14 6 (6.67%) VLAN
14 6 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (6.67%) Wireless
15 5 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Billing
4 3 (3.33%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Network Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Security Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Integrator
8 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.33%) IT Support
10 3 (3.33%) Network Support
10 3 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.33%) ODBC
3 2 (2.22%) boto
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) SecurID
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.44%) Informatics
4 4 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.33%) BYOD
5 3 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) IVR
7 1 (1.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.44%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (21.11%) Linux
4 17 (18.89%) UNIX
5 13 (14.44%) Solaris
6 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.22%) VMS
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (11.11%) Time Management
4 6 (6.67%) Project Management
4 6 (6.67%) ITSM
4 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 5 (5.56%) Service Management
5 5 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.44%) Network Design
6 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.44%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.33%) Computer Security
7 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.33%) B2B
8 2 (2.22%) CRM
8 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) Python
3 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
3 11 (12.22%) Perl
3 11 (12.22%) C
3 11 (12.22%) C++
4 4 (4.44%) VBScript
4 4 (4.44%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) PHP
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.89%) CCNA
3 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (13.33%) CCNP
3 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.22%) Degree
5 8 (8.89%) MCSA
6 7 (7.78%) MCSE
7 5 (5.56%) CCSP
7 5 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (5.56%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.22%) CCIE
9 1 (1.11%) HNC
9 1 (1.11%) HND
9 1 (1.11%) CISSP
9 1 (1.11%) MCITP
9 1 (1.11%) CISA
9 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.22%) Sendmail
4 5 (5.56%) XenApp
5 4 (4.44%) vSphere
5 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (12.22%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (8.89%) SCCM
3 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 3 (3.33%) Puppet
4 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.22%) Ansible
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) Cisco
2 36 (40.00%) Juniper
3 33 (36.67%) Blue Coat
4 32 (35.56%) VMware
5 24 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.89%) NetApp
8 16 (17.78%) McAfee
9 11 (12.22%) Websense
9 11 (12.22%) Citrix
10 5 (5.56%) HP
10 5 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.56%) F5
11 3 (3.33%) Dell
11 3 (3.33%) Avaya
11 3 (3.33%) Sun
11 3 (3.33%) Mitel
12 2 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (1.11%) Veeam
13 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL