The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Argyll and Bute region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 1
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute - - 50.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
WAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Argyll and Bute region.

Communications & Networking Category
Argyll and Bute
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Argyll and Bute region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

WAN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Argyll and Bute region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft