Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 105 64
Rank change year-on-year +18 -41 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 79 41 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.41% 1.62% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.87% 12.93% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 51
Surrey median daily rate £365 £385 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% - +13.65%
10th Percentile £116 £160 £181
90th Percentile £655 £500 £600
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -50.00% +112.39%
10th Percentile £27.00 £11.90 £16.65
90th Percentile £107.00 £30.35 £41.60
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £15.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +59.17% -58.62% +20.83%

WAN 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 442 317 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.46% 12.50% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 176 382
Surrey median daily rate £438 £379 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.51% -5.31% +14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £160 £201
90th Percentile £600 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 48
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.22% -22.92% +31.51%
10th Percentile £15.85 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £96.50 £47.50 £48.98
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.87% -30.00% -11.11%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 July 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 - 20 £380 - 2
Guildford -16 9 £118 -69.48% 3
Staines - 8 £365 -
Reigate - 4 £424 - 2
Leatherhead +4 3 £180 -52.00%
Dorking 0 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £550 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £482 - 1
Woking +2 1 - - 2
Godalming -1 1 £135 - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 66 (83.54%) LAN
2 32 (40.51%) Windows
3 29 (36.71%) Cisco
4 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
4 28 (35.44%) Finance
5 25 (31.65%) ITIL
6 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.38%) Firewall
7 22 (27.85%) VMware
8 21 (26.58%) VPN
9 19 (24.05%) Network Security
10 18 (22.78%) SCCM
10 18 (22.78%) CheckPoint
11 17 (21.52%) Internet
11 17 (21.52%) Office 365
12 16 (20.25%) Project Management
12 16 (20.25%) Palo Alto
13 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
13 15 (18.99%) DNS
14 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (16.46%) Citrix
15 13 (16.46%) Unix
15 13 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (15.19%) IPsec
16 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
16 12 (15.19%) Change Management
16 12 (15.19%) Solaris
16 12 (15.19%) SSL
16 12 (15.19%) Juniper
16 12 (15.19%) CCNA

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 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (83.54%) LAN
2 24 (30.38%) Firewall
3 21 (26.58%) VPN
4 19 (24.05%) Network Security
5 17 (21.52%) Internet
6 15 (18.99%) DNS
7 13 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (15.19%) IPsec
8 12 (15.19%) SSL
8 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (12.66%) SAN
11 9 (11.39%) Wireless
12 8 (10.13%) MPLS
13 7 (8.86%) DHCP
14 6 (7.59%) VoIP
15 5 (6.33%) WebEx
16 3 (3.80%) BGP
16 3 (3.80%) OSPF
16 3 (3.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Project Manager
3 12 (15.19%) Network Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Network Security Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Security Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Consultant
8 5 (6.33%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) JAAS
3 2 (2.53%) LDAP
3 2 (2.53%) OAuth
3 2 (2.53%) OpenID
3 2 (2.53%) SAML
3 2 (2.53%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.80%) Clustering
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.46%) Unix
4 12 (15.19%) Solaris
5 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.53%) Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 16 (20.25%) Project Management
3 12 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (15.19%) Change Management
3 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
4 11 (13.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (13.92%) Resource Management
5 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.39%) Information Security
7 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.59%) Computer Security
8 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.59%) OWASP
9 5 (6.33%) High Availability
9 5 (6.33%) Security Architecture
10 4 (5.06%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.19%) CCNA
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.86%) CCNP
4 7 (8.86%) MCSE
5 5 (6.33%) CISSP
5 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (5.06%) CISA
6 4 (5.06%) CISM
6 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.80%) Degree
7 3 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.53%) CCIP
8 2 (2.53%) CCSP
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.53%) MCDST
8 2 (2.53%) MCP
8 2 (2.53%) MCSA
9 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) GDPR
2 7 (8.86%) SLA
3 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.06%) NIST 800
4 2 (2.53%) PMO
4 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.06%) WSUS
4 3 (3.80%) QRadar
5 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Cisco
2 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.85%) VMware
4 18 (22.78%) CheckPoint
5 16 (20.25%) Palo Alto
6 13 (16.46%) Citrix
7 12 (15.19%) Aruba
7 12 (15.19%) Juniper
8 11 (13.92%) Qualys
9 10 (12.66%) Oracle
10 9 (11.39%) NetApp
10 9 (11.39%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (7.59%) McAfee
12 5 (6.33%) F5
12 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
12 5 (6.33%) Veritas
13 4 (5.06%) Riverbed
14 3 (3.80%) HP
14 3 (3.80%) Intel
15 2 (2.53%) Remedy