Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 88 96
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -39
Contract jobs citing LAN 33 80 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.43% 2.43% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 18.18% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 33
Surrey median daily rate £375 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -10.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £194 £105 £163
90th Percentile £497 £500 £510
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +61.29% +16.45%
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £23.00 £18.57
% change year-on-year +36.96% +23.86% -58.73%

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 383 440 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.61% 13.39% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 253 186
Surrey median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £136 £194
90th Percentile £610 £600 £529
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 23
Surrey median hourly rate £18.62 £37.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.36% +91.08% -28.64%
10th Percentile £10.92 £15.75 £13.35
90th Percentile £54.00 £103.63 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +21.74% +32.37% -30.50%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Staines +26 7 £338 -7.53% 3
Reigate +17 4 £403 -5.01% 2
Woking -6 4 - - 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £395 - 1
Guildford +10 1 - - 6
Camberley +7 1 £180 -63.94%
Godalming -7 1 £148 +9.26% 2
Tadworth -11 1 £275 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 20 (60.61%) Wireless
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (39.39%) CCNP
5 11 (33.33%) WLAN
6 10 (30.30%) Meraki
7 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) Network Security
8 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (18.18%) Skype
10 6 (18.18%) Office 365
10 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
10 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
10 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) FortiGate
10 6 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (18.18%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 5 (15.15%) CCIE
11 5 (15.15%) DNS

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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Wireless
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) WLAN
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
5 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (18.18%) Skype
7 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.15%) DNS
8 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
11 2 (6.06%) 802.11
11 2 (6.06%) BGP
11 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.06%) HSRP
11 2 (6.06%) MPLS
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.03%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) VMS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.12%) Presales
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Architectural Design
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
4 2 (6.06%) Email Filtering
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Process Management
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.03%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (3.03%) Project Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) MCDST
4 4 (12.12%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) FortiGate
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Meraki
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Ekahau
7 3 (9.09%) AirMagnet
7 3 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.06%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Apple
9 1 (3.03%) ForeScout
9 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
9 1 (3.03%) Polycom
9 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (3.03%) Wyse