The first table below looks at the demand for WAN 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 WAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.10% 1.51% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 9.13% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 19
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £396 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £74.50 £19.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.21% -16.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £19.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.90 £19.75 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 208 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.24% 16.51% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 127 93
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 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 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 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
WAN
South East

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

WAN
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 WAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 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 - -
Reigate - 1 £275 - 2
Dorking - 1 - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 38 (82.61%) LAN
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.96%) Cisco
5 17 (36.96%) ITIL
6 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
6 15 (32.61%) Citrix
7 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
7 13 (28.26%) Internet
8 12 (26.09%) Firewall
8 12 (26.09%) VPN
8 12 (26.09%) MS Office
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (23.91%) SLA
10 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 10 (21.74%) Change Management
11 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
11 9 (19.57%) VoIP
11 9 (19.57%) CCNP
11 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
12 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.39%) DNS
12 8 (17.39%) Project Management
13 7 (15.22%) SMTP
13 7 (15.22%) DHCP
13 7 (15.22%) FTP
13 7 (15.22%) HTTP
13 7 (15.22%) Juniper
13 7 (15.22%) SSH

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) LAN
2 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) Internet
4 12 (26.09%) Firewall
4 12 (26.09%) VPN
5 9 (19.57%) VoIP
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
7 7 (15.22%) SMTP
7 7 (15.22%) DHCP
7 7 (15.22%) FTP
7 7 (15.22%) HTTP
7 7 (15.22%) SSH
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
9 4 (8.70%) BIG-IP
9 4 (8.70%) SSL
9 4 (8.70%) MPLS
10 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.52%) SAN
11 2 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (4.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Support Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support
6 4 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Change Management
3 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Fault Management
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL V2
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
8 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
8 3 (6.52%) Time Management
9 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Change Control
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.17%) MOF
10 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) CCNP
3 6 (13.04%) CCIE
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) CCSA
7 1 (2.17%) GSEC
7 1 (2.17%) CCSE
7 1 (2.17%) CEH
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) Juniper
5 6 (13.04%) Avaya
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.70%) F5
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
8 2 (4.35%) BT
8 2 (4.35%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) Sophos
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) Wyse
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Lotus
9 1 (2.17%) CommVault