The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 40 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.35% 1.96% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.26% 11.57% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 8
Median daily rate £409 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.84% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £209 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
WAN
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
219 242 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.33% 16.97% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 142 125
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.77% -46.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +3 5 £613 +16.66%
Epsom +8 3 £200 - 4
Leatherhead - 3 £325 -
Woking -1 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £425 -
Redhill - 2 £613 - 1
Tadworth - 2 - -
Guildford +8 1 £363 - 2
Reigate +1 1 £563 +73.07% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £363 -
Banstead - 1 £175 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for WAN.

1 75 (91.46%) LAN
2 49 (59.76%) Windows
3 40 (48.78%) Firewall
4 37 (45.12%) Cisco
4 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
5 31 (37.80%) TCP/IP
6 29 (35.37%) ITIL
7 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 23 (28.05%) VPN
8 23 (28.05%) Network Security
9 22 (26.83%) DNS
9 22 (26.83%) Citrix
10 21 (25.61%) Finance
10 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
11 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
11 20 (24.39%) DHCP
11 20 (24.39%) CheckPoint
12 19 (23.17%) MS Office
13 18 (21.95%) SSL
13 18 (21.95%) Juniper
14 16 (19.51%) Internet
14 16 (19.51%) VMware
15 15 (18.29%) MPLS
16 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (17.07%) Wireless
16 14 (17.07%) MS Exchange
16 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (17.07%) Windows Server
17 13 (15.85%) XenApp
17 13 (15.85%) IPsec

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) CMS
5 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.44%) WordPress
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.44%) InDesign
3 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.44%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Office 365
2 8 (9.76%) IaaS
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) PaaS
3 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 75 (91.46%) LAN
2 40 (48.78%) Firewall
3 31 (37.80%) TCP/IP
4 23 (28.05%) Network Security
4 23 (28.05%) VPN
5 22 (26.83%) DNS
6 20 (24.39%) DHCP
7 18 (21.95%) SSL
8 16 (19.51%) Internet
9 15 (18.29%) MPLS
10 14 (17.07%) Wireless
11 13 (15.85%) IPsec
12 10 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (9.76%) Ethernet
13 8 (9.76%) SAN
13 8 (9.76%) VLAN
14 6 (7.32%) Intranet
14 6 (7.32%) VoIP
15 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.44%) FileMaker
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Ant
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
1 2 (2.44%) Maven
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 11 (13.41%) Network Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Network Security Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Security Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.44%) boto
2 2 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) RSA SecurID
3 7 (8.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.10%) Replication
5 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Clustering
6 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.44%) Blog
7 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.44%) iPad
7 2 (2.44%) iPhone
7 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.44%) Social Media
8 1 (1.22%) PKI
8 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.63%) Linux
5 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.10%) Solaris
7 5 (6.10%) Unix
7 5 (6.10%) VMS
8 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.88%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Service Management
3 11 (13.41%) ITSM
4 9 (10.98%) Business Continuity
5 8 (9.76%) Migration
5 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.54%) Software Deployment
7 6 (7.32%) Change Control
7 6 (7.32%) Open Source
7 6 (7.32%) Project Management
7 6 (7.32%) Use Case
8 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.88%) Computer Security
9 4 (4.88%) High Availability
9 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) C
4 2 (2.44%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 2 (2.44%) PHP
4 2 (2.44%) Ruby
4 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.98%) MCDST
3 9 (10.98%) MCSE
4 8 (9.76%) MCP
5 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
7 4 (4.88%) CCNP
7 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) Degree
8 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.44%) CCSP
10 1 (1.22%) CCSA
10 1 (1.22%) CCSE
10 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) XenApp
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.22%) vCloud
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) Puppet
3 5 (6.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.10%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.22%) Cacti
6 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.22%) vMotion
6 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Cisco
2 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.83%) Citrix
4 20 (24.39%) CheckPoint
5 18 (21.95%) Juniper
6 16 (19.51%) VMware
7 12 (14.63%) Palo Alto
8 11 (13.41%) Blue Coat
9 8 (9.76%) HP
10 7 (8.54%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (7.32%) Oracle
12 4 (4.88%) Adobe
12 4 (4.88%) Apple
12 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
13 3 (3.66%) Aruba
13 3 (3.66%) F5
13 3 (3.66%) Intel Security
13 3 (3.66%) NetApp
13 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.66%) Sun