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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 38 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.94% 1.82% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 11.11% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £165 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -41.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £120 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £437 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.13 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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
274 225 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.22% 16.38% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 93 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 21
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.61 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Camberley - 7 £408 -
Staines +5 4 - - 8
Guildford -1 3 £425 - 5
Egham - 3 £140 - 5
Epsom - 3 - -
Woking +16 2 £170 - 3
Weybridge - 2 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 74 (84.09%) LAN
2 59 (67.05%) Cisco
3 44 (50.00%) Firewall
4 41 (46.59%) VPN
5 36 (40.91%) Juniper
6 35 (39.77%) SSL
7 34 (38.64%) DNS
7 34 (38.64%) Windows
8 33 (37.50%) Blue Coat
9 30 (34.09%) TCP/IP
10 29 (32.95%) VMware
11 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
12 26 (29.55%) Network Security
13 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (26.14%) CheckPoint
14 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (23.86%) IPsec
17 18 (20.45%) DHCP
18 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
18 17 (19.32%) VoIP
18 17 (19.32%) Linux
18 17 (19.32%) UNIX
19 16 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (18.18%) Time Management
20 15 (17.05%) McAfee
20 15 (17.05%) ITIL
21 13 (14.77%) Python
21 13 (14.77%) LDAP
21 13 (14.77%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.68%) Lync
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Office 365
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.55%) PaaS
3 4 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (84.09%) LAN
2 44 (50.00%) Firewall
3 41 (46.59%) VPN
4 35 (39.77%) SSL
5 34 (38.64%) DNS
6 30 (34.09%) TCP/IP
7 26 (29.55%) Network Security
8 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (23.86%) IPsec
10 18 (20.45%) DHCP
11 17 (19.32%) VoIP
12 13 (14.77%) LDAP
13 11 (12.50%) SMTP
14 9 (10.23%) SAN
15 8 (9.09%) MPLS
16 7 (7.95%) Internet
16 7 (7.95%) BGP
16 7 (7.95%) VLAN
17 6 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
18 5 (5.68%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Billing
4 3 (3.41%) Japanese Language
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Network Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Security Analyst
4 17 (19.32%) Network Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Network Security Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Systems Integrator
9 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) ODBC
1 2 (2.27%) boto
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) SecurID
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Informatics
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) BYOD
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) IVR
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) UNIX
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 16 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.50%) Solaris
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.27%) CentOS
9 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.27%) VMS
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Time Management
2 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 13 (14.77%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (5.68%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) CRM
5 4 (4.55%) ITSM
5 4 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.41%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.41%) Network Design
6 3 (3.41%) Service Management
6 3 (3.41%) B2B
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.27%) Migration
7 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) Python
2 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 11 (12.50%) C
2 11 (12.50%) C++
2 11 (12.50%) Perl
3 8 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (3.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.77%) CCNA
3 10 (11.36%) CCNP
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 7 (7.95%) MCSE
4 7 (7.95%) CCIE
5 4 (4.55%) MCSA
6 3 (3.41%) CCSP
6 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.41%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.14%) MCITP
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) Sendmail
4 6 (6.82%) XenApp
5 4 (4.55%) vSphere
5 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.27%) XenServer
7 2 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
3 3 (3.41%) Puppet
3 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (67.05%) Cisco
2 36 (40.91%) Juniper
3 33 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 29 (32.95%) VMware
5 23 (26.14%) CheckPoint
6 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
7 15 (17.05%) McAfee
8 13 (14.77%) NetApp
9 11 (12.50%) Websense
9 11 (12.50%) Citrix
10 7 (7.95%) HP
10 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.82%) F5
12 3 (3.41%) LANDesk
12 3 (3.41%) Avaya
12 3 (3.41%) Mitel
13 2 (2.27%) Dell
13 2 (2.27%) Intel
13 2 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (2.27%) Riverbed