Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 74 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 87 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.82% 2.46% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.37% 16.31% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 38
Surrey median daily rate £275 £333 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.29% -13.07% +4.79%
10th Percentile £117 £139 £171
90th Percentile £490 £501 £588
South East median daily rate £386 £375 £374
% change year-on-year +3.00% +0.40% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £15.38 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +39.77% -75.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.16 £16.50 £11.50
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +38.39% -52.00% -3.85%

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 389 417 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.61% 15.08% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 259 231
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £141 £139 £163
90th Percentile £588 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 40
Surrey median hourly rate £15.90 £15.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.33% -61.90% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £33.13 £22.83 £42.05
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £22.25
% change year-on-year +25.79% -21.39% -31.01%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 - 13 £390 - 1
Guildford -12 12 £120 -46.67% 9
Woking -5 9 £400 +185.71% 1
Reigate 0 7 £275 +0.92%
Staines -4 5 £145 -65.48%
Redhill +8 4 £275 +22.22% 2
Godalming - 4 £145 -
Tadworth +1 2 £275 +13.40%
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 2 £433 -8.36% 2
Weybridge +1 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £475 -
Leatherhead - 1 £600 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 75 (86.21%) WAN
2 59 (67.82%) Windows
3 44 (50.57%) Active Directory
4 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
5 35 (40.23%) Office 365
6 31 (35.63%) ITIL
7 30 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (32.18%) SCCM
9 27 (31.03%) TCP/IP
10 26 (29.89%) Citrix
10 26 (29.89%) Finance
11 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (26.44%) Windows Server
13 22 (25.29%) DNS
14 21 (24.14%) SLA
15 20 (22.99%) MCSE
16 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
16 19 (21.84%) Cisco
16 19 (21.84%) Windows 7
17 17 (19.54%) Apple
18 16 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (18.39%) Firewall
19 15 (17.24%) Project Management
19 15 (17.24%) Avaya
19 15 (17.24%) VPN
20 14 (16.09%) MCSA
20 14 (16.09%) Internet
21 13 (14.94%) CCNA
21 13 (14.94%) DHCP
21 13 (14.94%) Windows 10

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 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (40.23%) Office 365
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.60%) Akamai
4 4 (4.60%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (86.21%) WAN
2 27 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 22 (25.29%) DNS
4 16 (18.39%) Firewall
5 15 (17.24%) VPN
6 14 (16.09%) Internet
7 13 (14.94%) DHCP
8 12 (13.79%) IP Telephony
9 10 (11.49%) Intranet
9 10 (11.49%) SAN
9 10 (11.49%) Wireless
10 8 (9.20%) WebEx
11 7 (8.05%) Skype
11 7 (8.05%) VLAN
11 7 (8.05%) VoIP
12 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (6.90%) WLAN
13 5 (5.75%) NetScaler
13 5 (5.75%) Network Security
13 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) HBase
3 2 (2.30%) Mahout
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Advertising
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Support Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.64%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Service Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) IT Manager
8 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Technical Manager
9 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Mobile App
1 10 (11.49%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) iPhone
3 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.30%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.30%) Handset
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Windows Server
3 19 (21.84%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
5 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
6 9 (10.34%) Unix
7 6 (6.90%) Solaris
8 5 (5.75%) Linux
9 3 (3.45%) Android
9 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) ITIL
2 15 (17.24%) Project Management
3 11 (12.64%) Resource Management
4 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.05%) Migration
6 7 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.90%) Change Management
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery Management
9 4 (4.60%) SIEM
9 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) C
3 2 (2.30%) C++
3 2 (2.30%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.99%) MCSE
3 16 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (16.09%) MCSA
5 13 (14.94%) CCNA
6 11 (12.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (11.49%) MOS
8 7 (8.05%) MCDST
8 7 (8.05%) MCP
8 7 (8.05%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (4.60%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.45%) HP ASE
12 2 (2.30%) CCNP
12 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.30%) Degree
13 1 (1.15%) APMP
13 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) PMO
3 2 (2.30%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (50.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (4.60%) XenApp
4 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.30%) HDFS
5 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (32.18%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.45%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Ambari
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.30%) Oozie
5 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.15%) QRadar
5 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Citrix
3 19 (21.84%) Cisco
4 17 (19.54%) Apple
5 15 (17.24%) Avaya
6 10 (11.49%) Palo Alto
6 10 (11.49%) Polycom
6 10 (11.49%) Wyse
7 9 (10.34%) Oracle
8 8 (9.20%) VMware
9 6 (6.90%) HP
9 6 (6.90%) NetApp
9 6 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (5.75%) Aruba
11 4 (4.60%) Mitel
12 3 (3.45%) BMC
12 3 (3.45%) Meraki
13 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.30%) McAfee
13 2 (2.30%) Remedy