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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.80% 1.04% 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 3.70% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.13 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 - £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.23 - £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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
92 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 36.80% 27.98% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £25.00 £101.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) BGP
6 6 (24.00%) DSL
6 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (24.00%) RIP
6 6 (24.00%) ADSL
6 6 (24.00%) BC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) xDSL
7 5 (20.00%) Frame Relay
7 5 (20.00%) ATM
7 5 (20.00%) SDH
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) MPLS
3 7 (28.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (24.00%) RIP
4 6 (24.00%) OSPF
4 6 (24.00%) BGP
4 6 (24.00%) DSL
4 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (24.00%) ADSL
4 6 (24.00%) xDSL
5 5 (20.00%) Frame Relay
5 5 (20.00%) ATM
5 5 (20.00%) SDH
6 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) iPhone
1 2 (8.00%) iPad
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) eTOM
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNP
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CCDA
5 2 (8.00%) CCDP
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.00%) CCIP
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (8.00%) vMotion
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Dell
2 2 (8.00%) Apple
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Nortel
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper