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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.39% 1.67% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.31% 10.19% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
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£400 £275 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £367 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.13 £74.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.04% +277.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -5.40%
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
274 216 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.16% 16.44% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 104 103
Average daily rate £388 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 30
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 £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 1 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 +3 4 - - 4
Guildford - 4 £425 - 4
Camberley - 3 £400 -
Woking +16 2 £158 - 5
Epsom - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 72 (83.72%) LAN
2 57 (66.28%) Cisco
3 45 (52.33%) Firewall
4 41 (47.67%) VPN
5 36 (41.86%) SSL
5 36 (41.86%) Juniper
6 33 (38.37%) Windows
6 33 (38.37%) Blue Coat
7 32 (37.21%) TCP/IP
7 32 (37.21%) DNS
8 29 (33.72%) Active Directory
9 27 (31.40%) Network Security
10 24 (27.91%) CheckPoint
10 24 (27.91%) VMware
11 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (22.09%) DHCP
13 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
14 18 (20.93%) Linux
14 18 (20.93%) IPsec
14 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (18.60%) McAfee
15 16 (18.60%) VoIP
15 16 (18.60%) ITIL
15 16 (18.60%) UNIX
16 13 (15.12%) Python
16 13 (15.12%) LDAP
16 13 (15.12%) Solaris
16 13 (15.12%) NetApp

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.49%) Lync
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Office 365
2 4 (4.65%) IaaS
2 4 (4.65%) PaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 72 (83.72%) LAN
2 45 (52.33%) Firewall
3 41 (47.67%) VPN
4 36 (41.86%) SSL
5 32 (37.21%) DNS
5 32 (37.21%) TCP/IP
6 27 (31.40%) Network Security
7 20 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (22.09%) DHCP
9 18 (20.93%) IPsec
10 16 (18.60%) VoIP
11 13 (15.12%) LDAP
12 11 (12.79%) SMTP
13 9 (10.47%) Internet
14 6 (6.98%) MPLS
14 6 (6.98%) Wireless
14 6 (6.98%) BGP
14 6 (6.98%) NAS
14 6 (6.98%) VLAN
14 6 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Billing
4 3 (3.49%) Japanese Language
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Network Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Security Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Integrator
7 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) ODBC
2 2 (2.33%) boto
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) SecurID
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.65%) Informatics
5 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) BYOD
6 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (2.33%) IVR
7 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.37%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (18.60%) UNIX
4 13 (15.12%) Solaris
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.33%) VMS
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (11.63%) Time Management
4 6 (6.98%) ITSM
4 6 (6.98%) Project Management
5 5 (5.81%) Service Management
5 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.65%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.65%) CRM
7 3 (3.49%) B2B
7 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.49%) Migration
7 3 (3.49%) Computer Security
8 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.33%) Network Design
8 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) Python
2 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
2 11 (12.79%) C
2 11 (12.79%) C++
2 11 (12.79%) Perl
3 6 (6.98%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) PHP
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.79%) CCNA
3 10 (11.63%) Degree
3 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.47%) CCNP
5 8 (9.30%) MCSE
6 5 (5.81%) CCIE
6 5 (5.81%) CCSP
7 4 (4.65%) MCSA
8 3 (3.49%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.33%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.16%) MCITP
10 1 (1.16%) CISA
10 1 (1.16%) CISSP
10 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (33.72%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) Sendmail
4 5 (5.81%) XenApp
5 4 (4.65%) vSphere
5 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (12.79%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (4.65%) SCCM
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (66.28%) Cisco
2 36 (41.86%) Juniper
3 33 (38.37%) Blue Coat
4 24 (27.91%) CheckPoint
4 24 (27.91%) VMware
5 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (18.60%) McAfee
7 13 (15.12%) NetApp
8 11 (12.79%) Websense
8 11 (12.79%) Citrix
9 5 (5.81%) HP
9 5 (5.81%) F5
10 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.49%) Dell
11 3 (3.49%) Avaya
11 3 (3.49%) Sun
11 3 (3.49%) Mitel
12 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (1.16%) Veeam
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