Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.35% 0.46% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 1.45% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Guildford median daily rate £368 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +81.25% -
Surrey median daily rate £350 £409 £350
% change year-on-year -14.43% +16.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +40.91% - -

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 64 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 27.83% 31.80% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 34
Guildford median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £140 £226 £252
90th Percentile £565 £433 £400
Surrey median daily rate £375 £390 £370
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.26% +91.07% -24.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.63 £11.81
90th Percentile £21.91 £48.75 £13.06
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -62.21% +153.97% -11.27%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Guildford

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAN in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Guildford

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Guildford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Guildford

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed