The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 49 57
Rank change year-on-year -31 +8  
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.91% 3.55% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 18.44% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 16
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £188 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £14.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -2.22%  

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 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 137 244 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.38% 19.27% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 149 157
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 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 21
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 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Surrey

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Surrey over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Surrey

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Surrey

WAN
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 WAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 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
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for WAN.

1 36 (90.00%) LAN
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (47.50%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) DNS
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (22.50%) Office 365
8 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
9 8 (20.00%) Firewall
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (20.00%) VPN
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco
10 7 (17.50%) DHCP
10 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) SCCM
11 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (12.50%) F5
12 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (12.50%) BGP
12 5 (12.50%) MCSE
12 5 (12.50%) Migration
13 4 (10.00%) Back Office
13 4 (10.00%) Finance

WAN
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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (90.00%) LAN
2 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) DHCP
4 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.50%) BGP
6 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (7.50%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) IPsec
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 3 (7.50%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) Extranet
7 2 (5.00%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) OSPF
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (10.00%) Back Office
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Support
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.50%) PC Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) PC Support
5 3 (7.50%) PC Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Unix
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) ITSM
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 1 (2.50%) Presales
6 1 (2.50%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (2.50%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) MCDST
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) CCIP
6 1 (2.50%) CCSP
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) F5
4 4 (10.00%) Juniper
5 3 (7.50%) Apple
5 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Capita
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow