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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing WAN 49 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.67% 3.72% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 17.47% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 11
Average daily rate £355 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.66 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
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
366 292 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.44% 21.28% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 156 99
Average daily rate £400 £365 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £431 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.15 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +145.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £19.40 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 April 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
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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 8 £265 +55.88% 1
Epsom -4 6 £385 -
Staines -3 5 £600 - 2
Weybridge -2 3 - -
Camberley -16 2 £185 -55.55%
Guildford +5 1 £250 -41.17% 4
Leatherhead -22 1 £500 +48.14%
Redhill - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £325 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) LAN
2 40 (49.38%) Cisco
3 35 (43.21%) Firewall
4 32 (39.51%) Windows
5 26 (32.10%) Juniper
6 25 (30.86%) ITIL
6 25 (30.86%) TCP/IP
7 23 (28.40%) VPN
8 22 (27.16%) Finance
8 22 (27.16%) Blue Coat
9 20 (24.69%) Wireless
9 20 (24.69%) DNS
9 20 (24.69%) DHCP
9 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
9 20 (24.69%) CheckPoint
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.46%) Citrix
10 19 (23.46%) Palo Alto
11 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
11 17 (20.99%) SSL
12 15 (18.52%) F5
13 14 (17.28%) IPsec
13 14 (17.28%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (17.28%) Internet
13 14 (17.28%) MPLS
14 13 (16.05%) MS Office
14 13 (16.05%) Linux
14 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
15 12 (14.81%) Network Security
15 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Office
2 6 (7.41%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) IaaS
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
1 7 (8.64%) PaaS
2 6 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (100.00%) LAN
2 35 (43.21%) Firewall
3 25 (30.86%) TCP/IP
4 23 (28.40%) VPN
5 20 (24.69%) DHCP
5 20 (24.69%) DNS
5 20 (24.69%) Wireless
6 17 (20.99%) SSL
7 14 (17.28%) Internet
7 14 (17.28%) IPsec
7 14 (17.28%) MPLS
7 14 (17.28%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (14.81%) Network Security
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (12.35%) VoIP
11 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (7.41%) BGP
13 6 (7.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) FileMaker
2 4 (4.94%) OLTP
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Network Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Network Security Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.17%) Cisco Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) LAN/WAN Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) RSA SecurID
4 6 (7.41%) iPad
4 6 (7.41%) iPhone
4 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.94%) BYOD
6 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.94%) Replication
7 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.47%) PKI
9 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.94%) VMS
6 3 (3.70%) Solaris
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.47%) Android
7 2 (2.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.64%) Change Control
3 7 (8.64%) ITSM
3 7 (8.64%) Service Management
4 6 (7.41%) Project Management
4 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.17%) Change Management
5 5 (6.17%) Information Management
5 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.17%) Use Case
6 4 (4.94%) B2B
6 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.94%) Open Source
6 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.70%) DevOps
7 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.64%) MCP
3 7 (8.64%) MCSE
4 6 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (7.41%) MCDST
5 5 (6.17%) CCNA
5 5 (6.17%) Degree
6 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CCNP
7 3 (3.70%) CCSP
7 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.47%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.23%) CCA
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) XenApp
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (4.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.94%) WSUS
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Cisco
2 26 (32.10%) Juniper
3 22 (27.16%) Blue Coat
4 20 (24.69%) CheckPoint
5 19 (23.46%) Citrix
5 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.46%) Palo Alto
6 15 (18.52%) F5
7 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.88%) HP
9 7 (8.64%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (7.41%) Adobe
10 6 (7.41%) Apple
10 6 (7.41%) Wyse
11 5 (6.17%) Infoblox
12 4 (4.94%) CommVault
12 4 (4.94%) RightFax
13 3 (3.70%) Aruba
13 3 (3.70%) Sun
13 3 (3.70%) VMware
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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