Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 91 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30 +16
Contract jobs citing WAN 83 45 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.53% 1.69% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.04% 12.23% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 47
Surrey median daily rate £318 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £108 £154 £175
90th Percentile £663 £513 £593
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% +45.45% -22.12%
10th Percentile £26.00 £14.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.00 £40.03 £11.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.38 £46.25
% change year-on-year +15.11% -62.43% +110.23%

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 436 368 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.28% 13.86% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 228 303
Surrey median daily rate £430 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% -4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £126 £197 £181
90th Percentile £602 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 31
Surrey median hourly rate £23.75 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.71% -57.50% +138.81%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £24.30
% change year-on-year +30.00% -27.98% +8.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +25 27 £385 +14.07% 1
Guildford -17 11 £118 -61.48% 4
Staines - 6 £145 -
Reigate - 4 - -
Leatherhead +5 3 £180 -52.00%
Redhill - 2 £550 - 1
Dorking - 2 - - 1
Woking -2 1 - - 2
Tadworth - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - - 1
Godalming - 1 £135 - 1
Camberley - 1 £500 - 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 75 (90.36%) LAN
2 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
3 37 (44.58%) Windows
4 35 (42.17%) Finance
5 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
6 28 (33.73%) Cisco
7 27 (32.53%) ITIL
8 26 (31.33%) VPN
9 24 (28.92%) Firewall
10 22 (26.51%) VMware
11 21 (25.30%) Project Management
12 19 (22.89%) Internet
12 19 (22.89%) DNS
12 19 (22.89%) Network Security
13 18 (21.69%) Office 365
14 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
14 17 (20.48%) Palo Alto
15 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
15 16 (19.28%) CheckPoint
15 16 (19.28%) SCCM
15 16 (19.28%) Resource Management
16 15 (18.07%) Aruba
16 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (16.87%) CCNA
17 14 (16.87%) Unix
17 14 (16.87%) Capacity Planning
18 13 (15.66%) SSL
18 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
18 13 (15.66%) Oracle
18 13 (15.66%) SAN

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 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Office 365
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
4 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (90.36%) LAN
2 26 (31.33%) VPN
3 24 (28.92%) Firewall
4 19 (22.89%) DNS
4 19 (22.89%) Internet
4 19 (22.89%) Network Security
5 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
6 13 (15.66%) IPsec
6 13 (15.66%) SAN
6 13 (15.66%) SSL
6 13 (15.66%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (14.46%) Wireless
8 11 (13.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (12.05%) VoIP
10 9 (10.84%) DHCP
11 7 (8.43%) WebEx
12 5 (6.02%) Unified Communications
13 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
13 4 (4.82%) MPLS
13 4 (4.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 35 (42.17%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Project Manager
3 13 (15.66%) Network Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Network Security Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Security Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Service Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Technical Manager
5 9 (10.84%) Technical Project Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) IT Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (7.23%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) JAAS
3 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.41%) OAuth
3 2 (2.41%) OpenID
3 2 (2.41%) SAML
3 2 (2.41%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.82%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Handset
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.87%) Unix
4 12 (14.46%) Solaris
5 10 (12.05%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.61%) Linux
7 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.41%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) ITIL
2 21 (25.30%) Project Management
3 16 (19.28%) Resource Management
4 14 (16.87%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (15.66%) Change Management
5 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
5 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
6 12 (14.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (12.05%) Information Security
7 10 (12.05%) Scrum
8 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.43%) Computer Security
9 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (7.23%) OWASP
10 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery Management
11 5 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.02%) Security Architecture
11 5 (6.02%) SIEM
11 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.87%) CCNA
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.84%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.02%) A+ Certification
6 5 (6.02%) CISSP
6 5 (6.02%) MCSA
6 5 (6.02%) MCSE
7 4 (4.82%) CCNP
7 4 (4.82%) CISA
7 4 (4.82%) CISM
7 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.61%) Degree
8 3 (3.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.41%) CCIP
9 2 (2.41%) CCSP
10 1 (1.20%) CCIE
10 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) GDPR
2 10 (12.05%) SLA
3 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.82%) NIST 800
3 4 (4.82%) PMO
4 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.61%) QRadar
3 3 (3.61%) WSUS
4 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (33.73%) Cisco
3 22 (26.51%) VMware
4 17 (20.48%) Palo Alto
5 16 (19.28%) CheckPoint
6 15 (18.07%) Aruba
7 13 (15.66%) Oracle
8 12 (14.46%) Citrix
8 12 (14.46%) Juniper
8 12 (14.46%) Qualys
9 11 (13.25%) NetApp
9 11 (13.25%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (8.43%) McAfee
11 5 (6.02%) Avaya
11 5 (6.02%) Mitel
11 5 (6.02%) Veritas
12 4 (4.82%) BMC
12 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.61%) HP
13 3 (3.61%) Intel