The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.59% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 9.76% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £290 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% -16.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.40 £19.75 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.38 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +0.64%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
204 205 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.09% 16.35% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
LAN
South East

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Woking - 7 - -
Dorking - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £275 - 2
Staines - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Oxted - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 38 (79.17%) WAN
2 32 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 20 (41.67%) Cisco
5 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
5 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
5 13 (27.08%) Firewall
6 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (22.92%) ITIL
7 11 (22.92%) MS Office
7 11 (22.92%) Citrix
8 10 (20.83%) VMware
8 10 (20.83%) CCNP
9 9 (18.75%) VPN
9 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.67%) SLA
10 8 (16.67%) DNS
10 8 (16.67%) Juniper
10 8 (16.67%) VoIP
10 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.58%) SCCM
11 7 (14.58%) DHCP
11 7 (14.58%) SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Internet
11 7 (14.58%) Wireless
12 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) WAN
2 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) VPN
4 8 (16.67%) DNS
4 8 (16.67%) VoIP
5 7 (14.58%) DHCP
5 7 (14.58%) Wireless
5 7 (14.58%) Internet
6 4 (8.33%) MPLS
6 4 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 4 (8.33%) SAN
7 3 (6.25%) FTP
7 3 (6.25%) HTTP
7 3 (6.25%) SMTP
7 3 (6.25%) SSH
7 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Support Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Support
6 3 (6.25%) Tivoli Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Flash
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) ODBC
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
3 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.42%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) VMS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Project Management
2 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL V2
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
7 1 (2.08%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCIE
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCSA
6 1 (2.08%) GSEC
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) CEH
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) Cisco
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.50%) Avaya
6 6 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) Brocade
7 4 (8.33%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) Apple
8 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.17%) BT
8 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 2 (4.17%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Nokia
9 1 (2.08%) CommVault
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos