The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 46 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.34% 2.12% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.43% 14.44% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 14
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£343 £363 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £267 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £490 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.40 £150.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.40% +757.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.76 £46.60 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £175.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
280 187 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.30% 14.69% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 147
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 36
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £116.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Epsom - 9 £370 - 1
Camberley +7 4 £475 +26.66%
Guildford +2 4 - - 1
Dorking - 4 £138 -
Leatherhead -3 3 £325 -21.68% 1
Woking +8 2 £300 - 2
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 3
Staines - - - - 2
Weybridge - - - -
Egham - - - -
Caterham - - - - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 71 (81.61%) LAN
2 50 (57.47%) Cisco
3 40 (45.98%) Firewall
4 34 (39.08%) VMware
5 31 (35.63%) Windows
6 27 (31.03%) VPN
6 27 (31.03%) DNS
7 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
8 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
9 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
9 22 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (25.29%) Juniper
10 20 (22.99%) VoIP
11 18 (20.69%) MS Office
11 18 (20.69%) ITIL
12 17 (19.54%) SSL
12 17 (19.54%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (18.39%) Blue Coat
13 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
14 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (16.09%) CCNA
16 13 (14.94%) DHCP
16 13 (14.94%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
17 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
17 12 (13.79%) Internet
17 12 (13.79%) CCNP
17 12 (13.79%) SAN
17 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.30%) Lync
2 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Office
2 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (81.61%) LAN
2 40 (45.98%) Firewall
3 27 (31.03%) VPN
3 27 (31.03%) DNS
4 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
5 20 (22.99%) VoIP
6 17 (19.54%) SSL
6 17 (19.54%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (14.94%) DHCP
8 12 (13.79%) Internet
8 12 (13.79%) SAN
9 11 (12.64%) MPLS
9 11 (12.64%) Network Security
10 10 (11.49%) IPsec
11 8 (9.20%) SMTP
11 8 (9.20%) LDAP
12 7 (8.05%) IP Telephony
13 6 (6.90%) VLAN
14 5 (5.75%) TACACS
14 5 (5.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.34%) Network Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Network Support
6 8 (9.20%) Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Security Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Security Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) IVR
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) AS400
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Wiki
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.34%) UNIX
5 8 (9.20%) Solaris
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.05%) Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.45%) CentOS
10 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.30%) SUSE
12 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.15%) Android
12 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (10.34%) Time Management
4 7 (8.05%) ITIL V2
5 5 (5.75%) ITSM
5 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.60%) Information Security
6 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (4.60%) CRM
6 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.45%) Migration
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.45%) Network Design
8 2 (2.30%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) Perl
2 8 (9.20%) C
2 8 (9.20%) C++
2 8 (9.20%) Python
2 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.09%) CCNA
3 12 (13.79%) CCNP
4 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) MCSE
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.30%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.30%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) PMP
7 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.30%) CCIE
7 2 (2.30%) CCDA
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.15%) APMP
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.20%) Sendmail
4 7 (8.05%) XenApp
5 6 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.45%) Firmware
8 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) MIMEsweeper
1 8 (9.20%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
3 2 (2.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (57.47%) Cisco
2 34 (39.08%) VMware
3 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.29%) Juniper
5 16 (18.39%) Blue Coat
6 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.49%) Websense
7 10 (11.49%) Citrix
8 9 (10.34%) McAfee
8 9 (10.34%) NetApp
8 9 (10.34%) HP
9 7 (8.05%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.90%) Avaya
11 4 (4.60%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (4.60%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.45%) Symantec
12 3 (3.45%) Apple
12 3 (3.45%) Kaseya
12 3 (3.45%) F5
12 3 (3.45%) LANDesk