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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Surrey
Rank 58 56 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs citing WAN 27 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.35% 3.61% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.17% 11.98% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 29
Median daily rate £210 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.27% +147.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.94% -12.50%  

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 167 384 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.53% 30.12% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 222 150
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.25 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Guildford +14 9 £210 -16.00% 2
Woking -2 5 £400 +233.33% 3
Chertsey - 3 - - 1
Dorking - 1 - - 1
Godalming - 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 39 (88.64%) LAN
2 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.91%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) ITIL
5 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
8 11 (25.00%) MS Office
8 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 10 (22.73%) VMware
10 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
11 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (15.91%) High Availability
12 7 (15.91%) DHCP
12 7 (15.91%) DNS
12 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.64%) Firewall
13 6 (13.64%) MPLS
13 6 (13.64%) VPN
13 6 (13.64%) Office 365
13 6 (13.64%) VLAN
13 6 (13.64%) SCCM
14 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
14 5 (11.36%) F5
14 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
14 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management

WAN
Top Related 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Pig
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) LAN
2 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) DNS
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 6 (13.64%) MPLS
4 6 (13.64%) VLAN
4 6 (13.64%) VPN
5 5 (11.36%) VoIP
6 4 (9.09%) BGP
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.09%) Internet
6 4 (9.09%) OSPF
7 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.82%) Network Security
7 3 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (6.82%) SAN
7 3 (6.82%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
7 3 (6.82%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (6.82%) Big Data
1 3 (6.82%) HBase
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Zeppelin
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) Sqoop
General
1 5 (11.36%) Back Office
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
2 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Support
5 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.82%) PC Support
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Tez
1 2 (4.55%) Kafka
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Grid Computing
2 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Handset
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.36%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.82%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) VMS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) High Availability
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
3 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) ITSM
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) BCP
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C
2 3 (6.82%) C++
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) CCNA
2 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CCDA
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) CCIP
4 1 (2.27%) CCSP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) GCIH
4 1 (2.27%) GIAC
4 1 (2.27%) MBA
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
4 2 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.55%) HDFS
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Ambari
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (4.55%) Oozie
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco
3 10 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) F5
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) Teradata
7 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks
7 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.27%) Capita
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Civica
8 1 (2.27%) Mitel
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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