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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 49 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.83% 1.88% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.25% 9.84% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 5
Median daily rate £386 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £181 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £442 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.13 £74.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
242 254 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.89% 19.11% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 108
Median daily rate £395 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 18
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £49.30 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 6 £613 - 1
Epsom +2 4 £200 -
Woking +2 4 - - 3
Leatherhead - 4 £319 -
Redhill - 4 £478 -
Guildford +3 2 £381 - 4
Tadworth - 2 - -
Reigate +1 1 £563 +73.07% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £363 -
Banstead - 1 £175 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 93 (93.94%) LAN
2 55 (55.56%) Windows
3 53 (53.54%) Firewall
4 50 (50.51%) Cisco
5 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 40 (40.40%) TCP/IP
7 36 (36.36%) ITIL
8 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 31 (31.31%) VPN
10 30 (30.30%) CheckPoint
10 30 (30.30%) Finance
11 29 (29.29%) Juniper
12 28 (28.28%) Network Security
13 27 (27.27%) DNS
13 27 (27.27%) DHCP
14 25 (25.25%) Blue Coat
15 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
15 23 (23.23%) MS Office
15 23 (23.23%) Citrix
15 23 (23.23%) Palo Alto
16 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
17 21 (21.21%) Internet
17 21 (21.21%) SSL
18 18 (18.18%) Wireless
18 18 (18.18%) Service Management
19 17 (17.17%) IPsec
19 17 (17.17%) RSA SecurID
20 16 (16.16%) ITSM
20 16 (16.16%) MPLS
20 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003

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 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.02%) WordPress
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (23.23%) MS Office
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.02%) InDesign
3 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.02%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) IaaS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) PaaS
3 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 93 (93.94%) LAN
2 53 (53.54%) Firewall
3 40 (40.40%) TCP/IP
4 31 (31.31%) VPN
5 28 (28.28%) Network Security
6 27 (27.27%) DHCP
6 27 (27.27%) DNS
7 21 (21.21%) Internet
7 21 (21.21%) SSL
8 18 (18.18%) Wireless
9 17 (17.17%) IPsec
10 16 (16.16%) MPLS
11 15 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (8.08%) Ethernet
13 8 (8.08%) VLAN
14 7 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (7.07%) SAN
15 6 (6.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.02%) FileMaker
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Ant
1 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
1 2 (2.02%) Maven
1 2 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Billing
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) German Language
4 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.01%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Network Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Network Engineer
4 17 (17.17%) Network Security Analyst
4 17 (17.17%) Security Analyst
5 16 (16.16%) Support Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Architect
7 11 (11.11%) Desktop Support
8 10 (10.10%) Cisco Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Service Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (8.08%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 7 (7.07%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (7.07%) IT Analyst
12 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (6.06%) LAN/WAN Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Middleware
2 2 (2.02%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.02%) boto
2 2 (2.02%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.17%) RSA SecurID
3 7 (7.07%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.05%) Replication
5 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.03%) Clustering
6 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.02%) Blog
7 2 (2.02%) BYOD
7 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.02%) iPad
7 2 (2.02%) iPhone
7 2 (2.02%) Social Media
8 1 (1.01%) AS400
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (55.56%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.15%) Linux
5 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.05%) Solaris
8 5 (5.05%) VMS
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.04%) Windows NT
10 3 (3.03%) Android
10 3 (3.03%) Unix
11 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) Service Management
3 16 (16.16%) ITSM
4 12 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.09%) Change Control
6 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.08%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
8 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.07%) Software Deployment
8 7 (7.07%) Use Case
9 6 (6.06%) Change Management
9 6 (6.06%) Open Source
10 5 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.05%) Computer Security
10 5 (5.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.02%) Python
3 2 (2.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.11%) MCDST
3 11 (11.11%) MCSE
4 10 (10.10%) MCP
5 6 (6.06%) CCNA
5 6 (6.06%) CCNP
6 5 (5.05%) Degree
7 4 (4.04%) CCSP
8 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.01%) CCSA
10 1 (1.01%) CCSE
10 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.15%) XenApp
3 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) Puppet
3 5 (5.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.05%) SCOM
3 5 (5.05%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.02%) Ansible
6 1 (1.01%) Cacti
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) vMotion
6 1 (1.01%) WMI
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) Cisco
2 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 29 (29.29%) Juniper
5 25 (25.25%) Blue Coat
6 23 (23.23%) Citrix
6 23 (23.23%) Palo Alto
7 12 (12.12%) F5
7 12 (12.12%) VMware
8 8 (8.08%) HP
8 8 (8.08%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.07%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (6.06%) Oracle
11 5 (5.05%) Infoblox
11 5 (5.05%) Sun
12 4 (4.04%) Adobe
12 4 (4.04%) Apple
12 4 (4.04%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.02%) Sage
13 2 (2.02%) SAP
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