The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 33 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.99% 5.28% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 16.28% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £344 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
WAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.25% 32.45% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 34
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.75 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £29.50
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 Bracknell

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

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 Bracknell region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) CCNP
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (29.17%) MPLS
6 7 (29.17%) CCNA
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) Change Management
7 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (25.00%) F5
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.67%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) MPLS
4 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) DSL
7 3 (12.50%) DWDM
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 3 (12.50%) IPsec
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) xDSL
8 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (8.33%) RIP
8 2 (8.33%) SDH
8 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (8.33%) VPLS
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
4 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) CCDP
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
5 2 (8.33%) CCIP
6 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) Ciena
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (8.33%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.17%) Tellabs