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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.17% 1.23% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.60% 7.05% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 21
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£325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £269 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £92.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +368.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -12.08%
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
228 227 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.94% 17.50% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 119 161
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Woking +1 3 £145 -
Epsom - 3 - -
Guildford - 2 - - 4
Reigate -3 1 £325 +18.18% 2
Staines - 1 £525 - 3
Weybridge - 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 58 (89.23%) LAN
2 41 (63.08%) Cisco
3 32 (49.23%) Firewall
4 29 (44.62%) VPN
4 29 (44.62%) Windows
5 26 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 25 (38.46%) DNS
7 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
8 20 (30.77%) Juniper
8 20 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (30.77%) Linux
9 18 (27.69%) ITIL
9 18 (27.69%) SSL
9 18 (27.69%) DHCP
10 17 (26.15%) VMware
11 16 (24.62%) Network Security
12 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
12 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (21.54%) VoIP
14 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (18.46%) Degree
15 12 (18.46%) MPLS
16 11 (16.92%) Internet
16 11 (16.92%) Citrix
16 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
16 11 (16.92%) UNIX
17 10 (15.38%) CCNA
17 10 (15.38%) Solaris
17 10 (15.38%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) PaaS
1 8 (12.31%) IaaS
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (89.23%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) Firewall
3 29 (44.62%) VPN
4 26 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 25 (38.46%) DNS
6 18 (27.69%) SSL
6 18 (27.69%) DHCP
7 16 (24.62%) Network Security
8 14 (21.54%) VoIP
9 12 (18.46%) MPLS
10 11 (16.92%) Internet
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (13.85%) LDAP
12 9 (13.85%) IPsec
12 9 (13.85%) VLAN
13 6 (9.23%) BGP
13 6 (9.23%) SMTP
14 5 (7.69%) WLAN
14 5 (7.69%) OSPF
14 5 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Ant
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) Maven
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Network Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Security Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) ODBC
1 3 (4.62%) boto
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) SecurID
3 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) Informatics
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.62%) BYOD
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) IVR
7 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Linux
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.92%) UNIX
5 10 (15.38%) Solaris
6 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) HPUX
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.08%) VMS
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.54%) CentOS
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.23%) Capacity Management
3 6 (9.23%) Migration
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Service Management
4 5 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.15%) ITSM
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.62%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 2 (3.08%) DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) Python
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) Perl
3 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.23%) C
3 6 (9.23%) C++
4 3 (4.62%) Ruby
5 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.46%) Degree
3 10 (15.38%) CCNA
4 8 (12.31%) CCNP
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) MCSE
7 4 (6.15%) CCSP
8 3 (4.62%) MCSA
9 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.08%) MBA
9 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.54%) MCITP
10 1 (1.54%) CISSP
10 1 (1.54%) PMP
10 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Sendmail
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
6 2 (3.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (9.23%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
3 4 (6.15%) Puppet
4 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.62%) Ansible
5 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Cisco
2 20 (30.77%) Juniper
3 17 (26.15%) VMware
4 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) Citrix
6 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
7 9 (13.85%) McAfee
8 7 (10.77%) HP
9 6 (9.23%) Sun
9 6 (9.23%) Oracle
9 6 (9.23%) NetApp
9 6 (9.23%) Websense
10 4 (6.15%) Mitel
11 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.62%) F5
11 3 (4.62%) Dell
12 2 (3.08%) Avaya
12 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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