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 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 53 53
Rank change year-on-year -26 0  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.00% 3.30% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 17.67% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 15
Median daily rate £375 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £186 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £601 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £12.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.61% +23.80%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 137 232 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.38% 18.65% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 142 155
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking -5 3 - - 1
Leatherhead +20 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Staines +6 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LAN.

1 36 (87.80%) WAN
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (48.78%) Windows
4 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
5 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (21.95%) Office 365
10 8 (19.51%) SCCM
10 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco
11 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) DHCP
11 7 (17.07%) VMware
11 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 6 (14.63%) Linux
13 5 (12.20%) MCSE
13 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
13 5 (12.20%) Firewall
13 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
13 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
14 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
14 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) WAN
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.07%) DHCP
4 7 (17.07%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) Firewall
6 4 (9.76%) Wireless
7 3 (7.32%) BGP
7 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (7.32%) IPsec
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.32%) Skype
8 2 (4.88%) Extranet
8 2 (4.88%) Internet
8 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Back Office
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Support
7 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.32%) PC Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) PC Support
7 3 (7.32%) PC Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Unix
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.88%) AIX
8 2 (4.88%) CentOS
8 2 (4.88%) Solaris
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Defect Management
5 2 (4.88%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) VB
1 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCDST
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Apple
5 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
5 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Capita
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec