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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 48 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.51% 2.19% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 13.73% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +25.00%
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
277 233 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.23% 15.97% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 100 105
Average daily rate £365 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £123 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £513 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.15 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.03% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 11 - -
Camberley - 9 £416 -
Egham - 3 £140 -
Woking +14 2 £170 -64.21%
Reigate +7 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 - -
Leatherhead -3 1 £338 - 3
Guildford -4 1 £425 +209.09% 2
Chertsey - 1 £525 - 2
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (81.25%) LAN
2 65 (67.71%) Cisco
3 49 (51.04%) Firewall
4 38 (39.58%) VPN
5 37 (38.54%) Juniper
6 36 (37.50%) SSL
7 34 (35.42%) Blue Coat
8 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
8 33 (34.38%) Windows
9 31 (32.29%) DNS
9 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
10 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (31.25%) VMware
11 26 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
13 23 (23.96%) Network Security
14 21 (21.88%) IPsec
15 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (19.79%) VoIP
17 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
18 17 (17.71%) ITIL
19 16 (16.67%) CCNA
19 16 (16.67%) McAfee
19 16 (16.67%) Time Management
20 15 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
20 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (15.63%) Linux
21 14 (14.58%) UNIX
21 14 (14.58%) CCNP
21 14 (14.58%) NetApp

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) Lync
2 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (81.25%) LAN
2 49 (51.04%) Firewall
3 38 (39.58%) VPN
4 36 (37.50%) SSL
5 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 31 (32.29%) DNS
7 26 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (23.96%) Network Security
9 21 (21.88%) IPsec
10 19 (19.79%) VoIP
11 14 (14.58%) DHCP
12 12 (12.50%) SMTP
12 12 (12.50%) LDAP
13 9 (9.38%) Internet
14 7 (7.29%) MPLS
14 7 (7.29%) BGP
14 7 (7.29%) SAN
15 6 (6.25%) IP Telephony
15 6 (6.25%) VLAN
16 5 (5.21%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.29%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Japanese Language
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Automotive
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 19 (19.79%) Network Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 14 (14.58%) Network Security Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Network Support
9 6 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Integrator
9 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support
11 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) ODBC
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) SecurID
3 4 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.08%) IVR
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
5 1 (1.04%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 14 (14.58%) UNIX
4 12 (12.50%) Solaris
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.13%) CentOS
9 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Time Management
3 15 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (5.21%) Project Management
5 4 (4.17%) ITSM
5 4 (4.17%) CRM
5 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.13%) Network Design
6 3 (3.13%) Service Management
6 3 (3.13%) B2B
6 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.13%) Migration
6 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.13%) Information Security
7 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.08%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) C
1 12 (12.50%) C++
1 12 (12.50%) Perl
1 12 (12.50%) Python
1 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (7.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.67%) CCNA
3 14 (14.58%) CCNP
4 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.29%) CCIE
6 4 (4.17%) MCSE
6 4 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (3.13%) MCSA
7 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.13%) CCSP
7 3 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GxP
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.50%) Sendmail
4 4 (4.17%) XenApp
5 3 (3.13%) Firmware
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (4.17%) SCCM
3 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (67.71%) Cisco
2 37 (38.54%) Juniper
3 34 (35.42%) Blue Coat
4 30 (31.25%) VMware
5 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
6 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.67%) McAfee
8 14 (14.58%) NetApp
9 12 (12.50%) Websense
10 9 (9.38%) SolarWinds
10 9 (9.38%) Citrix
11 6 (6.25%) HP
11 6 (6.25%) F5
12 4 (4.17%) Riverbed
13 3 (3.13%) LANDesk
13 3 (3.13%) Mitel
13 3 (3.13%) Avaya
14 2 (2.08%) Apple
14 2 (2.08%) Dell
14 2 (2.08%) Intel
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