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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing WAN 49 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.61% 1.64% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 10.78% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £467 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.45 £69.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.71% +294.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
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
273 204 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.10% 15.19% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 94 114
Average daily rate £315 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 - 15 £370 - 1
Camberley - 7 £375 - 1
Dorking - 4 £138 -
Leatherhead -1 2 £338 - 2
Reigate - 2 - - 4
Woking +5 1 - -
Guildford -9 1 - - 4
Chertsey - 1 £525 -
Caterham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 84 (80.77%) LAN
2 69 (66.35%) Cisco
3 49 (47.12%) Firewall
4 39 (37.50%) VMware
5 38 (36.54%) Windows
6 36 (34.62%) VPN
7 35 (33.65%) Juniper
8 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 32 (30.77%) DNS
8 32 (30.77%) SSL
9 31 (29.81%) Blue Coat
10 29 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (27.88%) TCP/IP
11 27 (25.96%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (22.12%) Network Security
13 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
13 23 (22.12%) CheckPoint
14 22 (21.15%) ITIL
15 21 (20.19%) VoIP
16 18 (17.31%) IPsec
17 16 (15.38%) MS Office
18 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
18 15 (14.42%) DHCP
19 14 (13.46%) CCNA
19 14 (13.46%) Internet
19 14 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
19 14 (13.46%) Time Management
20 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) Lync
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Office
2 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (80.77%) LAN
2 49 (47.12%) Firewall
3 36 (34.62%) VPN
4 32 (30.77%) DNS
4 32 (30.77%) SSL
5 29 (27.88%) TCP/IP
6 24 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (22.12%) Network Security
8 21 (20.19%) VoIP
9 18 (17.31%) IPsec
10 15 (14.42%) DHCP
11 14 (13.46%) Internet
12 12 (11.54%) SAN
13 11 (10.58%) SMTP
13 11 (10.58%) LDAP
14 8 (7.69%) MPLS
15 6 (5.77%) BGP
15 6 (5.77%) IP Telephony
15 6 (5.77%) VLAN
16 5 (4.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.77%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Analyst
2 21 (20.19%) Network Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 16 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Network Security Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.69%) Network Support
8 7 (6.73%) Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.77%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) SecurID
1 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) IVR
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) CCTV
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.50%) Solaris
3 13 (12.50%) UNIX
3 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (10.58%) Linux
5 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.88%) CentOS
9 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Time Management
2 14 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (6.73%) ITSM
4 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.77%) Project Management
4 6 (5.77%) ITIL V2
5 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.85%) Information Security
6 4 (3.85%) Service Management
6 4 (3.85%) CRM
6 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.88%) Migration
8 2 (1.92%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.92%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) C
1 11 (10.58%) C++
1 11 (10.58%) Perl
1 11 (10.58%) Python
1 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
2 10 (9.62%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (25.96%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.46%) CCNA
3 13 (12.50%) CCNP
4 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.73%) CCIE
6 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.85%) Degree
6 4 (3.85%) VCP4
7 3 (2.88%) CCSP
7 3 (2.88%) MCSE
8 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.92%) PMP
8 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) APMP
9 1 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) GxP
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.58%) Sendmail
4 7 (6.73%) XenApp
5 6 (5.77%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.88%) Firmware
8 2 (1.92%) vSphere
8 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (10.58%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.92%) SCCM
4 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.96%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (66.35%) Cisco
2 39 (37.50%) VMware
3 35 (33.65%) Juniper
4 31 (29.81%) Blue Coat
5 23 (22.12%) CheckPoint
5 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
6 13 (12.50%) McAfee
6 13 (12.50%) Websense
6 13 (12.50%) NetApp
7 10 (9.62%) Citrix
8 9 (8.65%) HP
9 8 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.81%) F5
10 5 (4.81%) Avaya
11 4 (3.85%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.88%) Kaseya
12 3 (2.88%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.88%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.88%) Apple
12 3 (2.88%) Symantec
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