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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 26 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.93% 1.10% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.73% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
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£325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £369 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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 £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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
260 208 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.33% 16.37% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 105 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 26
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 £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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
Guildford - 3 - - 1
Woking -5 2 £158 - 2
Epsom - 2 - - 2
Staines +4 1 - -
Reigate -5 1 £325 +18.18% 3
Camberley - 1 £400 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 65 (85.53%) LAN
2 49 (64.47%) Cisco
3 36 (47.37%) Firewall
4 33 (43.42%) VPN
4 33 (43.42%) Windows
5 30 (39.47%) SSL
5 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
5 30 (39.47%) Juniper
6 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 28 (36.84%) DNS
7 27 (35.53%) Blue Coat
8 23 (30.26%) Network Security
9 21 (27.63%) VMware
10 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (25.00%) Linux
11 18 (23.68%) ITIL
11 18 (23.68%) DHCP
12 17 (22.37%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (19.74%) IPsec
13 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (18.42%) UNIX
15 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.11%) McAfee
16 12 (15.79%) Finance
17 11 (14.47%) VoIP
17 11 (14.47%) Solaris
17 11 (14.47%) Python
17 11 (14.47%) LDAP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Lync
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) PaaS
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
1 4 (5.26%) IaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (85.53%) LAN
2 36 (47.37%) Firewall
3 33 (43.42%) VPN
4 30 (39.47%) SSL
5 28 (36.84%) DNS
5 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 23 (30.26%) Network Security
7 18 (23.68%) DHCP
8 17 (22.37%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (19.74%) IPsec
10 11 (14.47%) VoIP
10 11 (14.47%) LDAP
11 9 (11.84%) SMTP
12 8 (10.53%) Internet
13 7 (9.21%) SAN
13 7 (9.21%) NAS
14 6 (7.89%) Wireless
14 6 (7.89%) VLAN
14 6 (7.89%) MPLS
14 6 (7.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Billing
4 3 (3.95%) Japanese Language
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Security Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Network Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Security Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Integrator
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.95%) IT Support
9 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) ODBC
2 2 (2.63%) boto
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) SecurID
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Informatics
5 3 (3.95%) BYOD
5 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) IVR
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (18.42%) UNIX
4 11 (14.47%) Solaris
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.63%) VMS
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.21%) Project Management
3 7 (9.21%) Time Management
4 6 (7.89%) Service Management
5 5 (6.58%) ITSM
5 5 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.58%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.95%) B2B
7 3 (3.95%) Computer Security
7 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.63%) Network Design
8 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Python
2 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
2 9 (11.84%) C
2 9 (11.84%) C++
2 9 (11.84%) Perl
3 5 (6.58%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) PHP
5 2 (2.63%) Ruby
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.47%) Degree
3 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) CCNP
4 8 (10.53%) CCNA
5 5 (6.58%) MCSE
5 5 (6.58%) CCIE
5 5 (6.58%) CCSP
6 4 (5.26%) MCSA
7 3 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.63%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.32%) MCITP
9 1 (1.32%) PMP
9 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.32%) CISA
9 1 (1.32%) CISSP
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.84%) Sendmail
4 4 (5.26%) XenApp
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.63%) XenServer
7 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (11.84%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
4 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.32%) SCOM
5 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (64.47%) Cisco
2 30 (39.47%) Juniper
3 27 (35.53%) Blue Coat
4 21 (27.63%) VMware
5 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.11%) McAfee
7 10 (13.16%) NetApp
7 10 (13.16%) Citrix
8 9 (11.84%) Websense
9 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.26%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) HP
10 3 (3.95%) Dell
10 3 (3.95%) Sun
10 3 (3.95%) Oracle
10 3 (3.95%) Avaya
10 3 (3.95%) Mitel
11 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks