Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 85 69
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +16
Contract jobs citing WAN 95 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.88% 2.31% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 15.78% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 32
Surrey median daily rate £275 £350 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -15.05% +17.71%
10th Percentile £115 £145 £175
90th Percentile £538 £513 £588
South East median daily rate £393 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +1.95% -3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Surrey median hourly rate £14.15 £15.38 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +39.77% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.79 £16.50 £11.50
South East median hourly rate £22.38 £15.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +44.35% -65.56% +73.08%

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 424 412 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.86% 14.64% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 256 256
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £134 £140 £163
90th Percentile £588 £591 £531
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 41
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £15.23 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -61.93% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £23.15 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.46% -32.00% -6.54%

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 16 December 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
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 16 December 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 +15 14 £390 -2.50%
Guildford -16 14 £114 -67.50% 4
Reigate -4 8 £275 +89.66% 2
Woking -3 7 £450 +221.43% 5
Godalming - 7 £145 - 1
Staines -5 5 £145 -57.35%
Redhill - 5 £275 -
Tadworth - 2 £275 -
Horley - 1 - -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 82 (86.32%) LAN
2 56 (58.95%) Windows
3 50 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 43 (45.26%) Office 365
5 42 (44.21%) Microsoft
6 36 (37.89%) ITIL
7 34 (35.79%) SCCM
8 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Office
8 33 (34.74%) Finance
9 30 (31.58%) TCP/IP
10 29 (30.53%) Cisco
11 26 (27.37%) Citrix
11 26 (27.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (25.26%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (25.26%) Windows Server
13 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
14 21 (22.11%) MCSE
14 21 (22.11%) DNS
15 20 (21.05%) Firewall
16 19 (20.00%) VPN
16 19 (20.00%) CCNA
16 19 (20.00%) Avaya
16 19 (20.00%) Windows 7
17 18 (18.95%) SLA
17 18 (18.95%) Windows 10
18 17 (17.89%) Internet
19 16 (16.84%) MCSA
20 15 (15.79%) Wireless
20 15 (15.79%) IP Telephony
21 14 (14.74%) VMware

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 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (45.26%) Office 365
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.21%) IaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (86.32%) LAN
2 30 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 21 (22.11%) DNS
4 20 (21.05%) Firewall
5 19 (20.00%) VPN
6 17 (17.89%) Internet
7 15 (15.79%) IP Telephony
7 15 (15.79%) Wireless
8 12 (12.63%) DHCP
8 12 (12.63%) WebEx
9 11 (11.58%) Intranet
10 10 (10.53%) SAN
11 9 (9.47%) Network Security
11 9 (9.47%) VoIP
12 7 (7.37%) MPLS
12 7 (7.37%) VLAN
13 6 (6.32%) Unified Communications
13 6 (6.32%) WLAN
14 5 (5.26%) NetScaler
14 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.11%) HBase
3 2 (2.11%) Mahout
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.11%) Sqoop
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Analyst
2 19 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.58%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (9.47%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Architect
7 8 (8.42%) IT Manager
8 7 (7.37%) Network Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Technical Manager
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.32%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Mobile App
1 11 (11.58%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) iPhone
6 3 (3.16%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.11%) Clustering
7 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.11%) Handset
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.95%) Windows
2 24 (25.26%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (18.95%) Windows 10
5 12 (12.63%) Mac OS X
6 9 (9.47%) Unix
7 6 (6.32%) Solaris
8 5 (5.26%) Linux
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.16%) Android
10 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) ITIL
2 14 (14.74%) Project Management
3 11 (11.58%) Resource Management
4 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.47%) Change Management
4 9 (9.47%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (9.47%) Scrum
4 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.37%) Migration
6 7 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.26%) Information Security
7 5 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.26%) Web Filtering
8 4 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.21%) Email Filtering
8 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.21%) OWASP
8 4 (4.21%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.21%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.11%) C
2 2 (2.11%) C++
2 2 (2.11%) Java
2 2 (2.11%) Python
2 2 (2.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.05%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (25.26%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (22.11%) MCSE
4 19 (20.00%) CCNA
5 16 (16.84%) MCSA
6 12 (12.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (11.58%) MOS
8 9 (9.47%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (7.37%) CCNP
10 6 (6.32%) MCDST
10 6 (6.32%) MCP
10 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (5.26%) A+ Certification
12 4 (4.21%) CISA
12 4 (4.21%) CISM
12 4 (4.21%) CISSP
12 4 (4.21%) Degree
13 3 (3.16%) CCIE
14 2 (2.11%) CCDA
14 2 (2.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) GDPR
3 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.21%) NIST 800
4 4 (4.21%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.21%) XenApp
4 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.11%) HDFS
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (35.79%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) WSUS
3 2 (2.11%) Ambari
3 2 (2.11%) Ansible
3 2 (2.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.11%) Oozie
3 2 (2.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) Nagios
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.05%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.53%) Cisco
3 26 (27.37%) Citrix
4 19 (20.00%) Avaya
5 14 (14.74%) Apple
5 14 (14.74%) VMware
6 11 (11.58%) Polycom
6 11 (11.58%) Wyse
7 9 (9.47%) Oracle
8 8 (8.42%) Palo Alto
9 6 (6.32%) Juniper
9 6 (6.32%) NetApp
9 6 (6.32%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.26%) Mitel
11 4 (4.21%) Aruba
11 4 (4.21%) BMC
11 4 (4.21%) F5
11 4 (4.21%) McAfee
12 3 (3.16%) HP