Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 69 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 66 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.36% 2.79% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.53% 14.19% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 43
Surrey median daily rate £350 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.43% +16.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £146 £171 £176
90th Percentile £513 £606 £460
South East median daily rate £386 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.23% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.91% - -
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £40.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -61.49% +82.95% +29.41%

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 425 451 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.21% 19.63% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 270 268
Surrey median daily rate £375 £393 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +5.37% +3.47%
10th Percentile £147 £163 £214
90th Percentile £584 £501 £488
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 24
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.21% +153.97% -11.27%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.00 £11.24
90th Percentile £24.13 £42.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Woking +18 18 £140 -63.16%
Guildford +5 10 £368 +1.38%
Staines -3 6 £340 -43.92% 2
Epsom -13 4 £400 +100.00% 1
Leatherhead -7 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Weybridge - 1 - -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 58 (87.88%) LAN
2 41 (62.12%) Windows
3 33 (50.00%) Office 365
4 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
4 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.94%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (40.91%) Windows 7
7 25 (37.88%) DNS
8 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 23 (34.85%) Cisco
9 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
10 22 (33.33%) SCCM
11 21 (31.82%) ITIL
11 21 (31.82%) Citrix
11 21 (31.82%) Firewall
12 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (30.30%) MCP
12 20 (30.30%) MCSE
12 20 (30.30%) DHCP
13 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (27.27%) MCDST
14 17 (25.76%) VPN
15 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (16.67%) XenApp
16 11 (16.67%) Finance
17 10 (15.15%) VMware
17 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (15.15%) CCNP
17 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
17 10 (15.15%) F5

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 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.58%) SAS
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 33 (50.00%) Office 365
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (87.88%) LAN
2 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
3 25 (37.88%) DNS
4 21 (31.82%) Firewall
5 20 (30.30%) DHCP
6 17 (25.76%) VPN
7 10 (15.15%) Network Security
8 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.12%) VoIP
9 5 (7.58%) BGP
9 5 (7.58%) IPsec
9 5 (7.58%) VLAN
10 4 (6.06%) MPLS
10 4 (6.06%) OSPF
11 3 (4.55%) SAN
11 3 (4.55%) Skype
11 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.55%) Wireless
11 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
11 3 (4.55%) WLAN
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Service Desk Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) LAN Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) WAN Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Network Support
7 6 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) PC Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) PC Support
7 6 (9.09%) PC Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Handset
3 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.52%) iPhone
3 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
6 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE
7 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 6 (9.09%) Service Management
3 4 (6.06%) High Availability
4 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.03%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (1.52%) eTOM
6 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.52%) IT Strategy
6 1 (1.52%) Network Management
6 1 (1.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 3 (4.55%) Perl
1 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C-shell
3 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) MCP
1 20 (30.30%) MCSE
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (27.27%) MCDST
3 10 (15.15%) CCNP
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.58%) CCIE
4 5 (7.58%) CCNA
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) MCSA
7 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) NFS
5 1 (1.52%) Openswan
5 1 (1.52%) pfSense
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.03%) Nagios
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) Cisco
3 21 (31.82%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.15%) F5
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
5 7 (10.61%) Apple
6 5 (7.58%) Juniper
6 5 (7.58%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.06%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.55%) Bloomberg
8 3 (4.55%) FactSet
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.03%) HP
10 1 (1.52%) Arista
10 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow