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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 23
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 1.12% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.17% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +20.93% -5.49%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 20 24 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 20.00% 26.97% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 24
Median daily rate £500 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing WAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 25 June 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 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (44.44%) Back Office
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) WebEx
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) WebEx
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) VMware