The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.71% 4.35% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 16.90% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £253 £287 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £276 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £297 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
39 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.31% 25.72% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 27
Average daily rate £293 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £273 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.67% -14.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) CA
6 1 (16.67%) Sage
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) SAP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SevOne