The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.23% 1.03% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.73% 10.81% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Median daily rate £506 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £311 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £410 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
WAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.99% 9.56% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 24
Median daily rate £425 £313 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £473 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +7 5 £506 +39.65% 3
Bedford +5 2 - - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (34.78%) CCNA
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
8 5 (21.74%) VLAN
8 5 (21.74%) OSPF
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (17.39%) MPLS
9 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
9 4 (17.39%) Local Government
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) F5
9 4 (17.39%) High Availability
9 4 (17.39%) 802.1X

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) VoIP
4 5 (21.74%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) VLAN
4 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) 802.11
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) VRRP
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 2 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCDA
3 3 (13.04%) CCDP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCDE
5 1 (4.35%) CCENT
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) VCAP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (17.39%) XenApp
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Simpana
2 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) F5
3 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
4 3 (13.04%) IronPort
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) CommVault
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) hybris
6 1 (4.35%) Meru Networks
6 1 (4.35%) Progress
6 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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