Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 84 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +12
Contract jobs citing LAN 82 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.53% 2.29% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.94% 14.96% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 40
Surrey median daily rate £225 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -9.68% +6.53%
10th Percentile £107 £145 £174
90th Percentile £499 £513 £602
South East median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £15.38 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +39.77% -8.33%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.75 £16.50 £11.50
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £16.94 £45.00
% change year-on-year +29.89% -62.36% +104.55%

LAN 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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 433 421 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.37% 15.27% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 251 274
Surrey median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +9.97%
10th Percentile £131 £163 £166
90th Percentile £596 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 34
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £15.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.86% -62.21% +153.97%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.58 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £24.13 £42.20
South East median hourly rate £24.21 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.39% -30.04% +10.30%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Surrey

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Surrey

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Surrey

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Surrey

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - 19 £390 - 3
Guildford -12 16 £119 -69.16% 4
Staines -5 7 £145 -71.00%
Reigate -10 7 £358 -10.63% 2
Godalming - 5 £145 - 1
Redhill +6 3 £275 - 3
Leatherhead +2 3 £600 +60.00% 1
Woking -10 2 - - 2
Tadworth - 2 £275 - 1
Egham - 1 - - 1
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for LAN.

1 76 (92.68%) WAN
2 50 (60.98%) Windows
3 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
4 40 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 31 (37.80%) Office 365
6 29 (35.37%) ITIL
7 27 (32.93%) Finance
8 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
8 25 (30.49%) SCCM
8 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
9 24 (29.27%) Cisco
10 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (23.17%) VMware
12 18 (21.95%) DNS
13 17 (20.73%) VPN
13 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
13 17 (20.73%) SLA
13 17 (20.73%) Project Management
14 15 (18.29%) Firewall
14 15 (18.29%) Citrix
14 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.07%) Internet
15 14 (17.07%) Windows 10
16 13 (15.85%) WebEx
16 13 (15.85%) CCNA
16 13 (15.85%) Resource Management
17 12 (14.63%) Unix

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.80%) Office 365
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.10%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (92.68%) WAN
2 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
3 18 (21.95%) DNS
4 17 (20.73%) VPN
5 15 (18.29%) Firewall
6 14 (17.07%) Internet
7 13 (15.85%) WebEx
8 11 (13.41%) Wireless
9 9 (10.98%) DHCP
9 9 (10.98%) SAN
9 9 (10.98%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (9.76%) Network Security
10 8 (9.76%) VoIP
11 6 (7.32%) Unified Communications
12 5 (6.10%) Intranet
12 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
12 5 (6.10%) IPsec
12 5 (6.10%) SSL
12 5 (6.10%) VLAN
12 5 (6.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) HBase
3 2 (2.44%) Mahout
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.41%) Service Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Desktop Support
6 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) IT Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Technical Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Network Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.88%) Device Driver
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Handset
4 2 (2.44%) iPhone
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.98%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.07%) Windows 10
4 12 (14.63%) Unix
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.76%) Solaris
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
8 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.44%) Android
10 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Project Management
3 13 (15.85%) Resource Management
4 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.98%) Change Management
6 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (7.32%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Scrum
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security
8 5 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery Management
8 5 (6.10%) Web Filtering
9 4 (4.88%) Computer Security
9 4 (4.88%) Email Filtering
9 4 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.66%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) C
3 2 (2.44%) C++
3 2 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) CCNA
3 10 (12.20%) MCSA
4 9 (10.98%) MCSE
4 9 (10.98%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.10%) A+ Certification
6 5 (6.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (6.10%) MOS
7 4 (4.88%) CCNP
8 3 (3.66%) Degree
9 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.44%) MCDST
9 2 (2.44%) MCP
9 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PMO
3 3 (3.66%) GDPR
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.44%) HDFS
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) WSUS
3 2 (2.44%) Ambari
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.44%) Oozie
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) Cisco
3 19 (23.17%) VMware
4 15 (18.29%) Citrix
5 11 (13.41%) Oracle
6 10 (12.20%) Avaya
6 10 (12.20%) Palo Alto
7 9 (10.98%) Aruba
8 8 (9.76%) NetApp
8 8 (9.76%) Nimble Storage
9 7 (8.54%) Apple
10 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.10%) McAfee
10 5 (6.10%) Mitel
10 5 (6.10%) Polycom
10 5 (6.10%) Qualys
10 5 (6.10%) Wyse
11 4 (4.88%) BMC
11 4 (4.88%) Juniper
12 3 (3.66%) HP