The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 7 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.82% 1.85% 5.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.35% -4.28%
WAN
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 29.41% 9.26% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Bedford region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Bedford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SNA
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SNA
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago