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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.88% 3.13% 8.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.54% 11.70% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£163 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £27.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%
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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
65 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.65% 26.70% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 17
Average daily rate £378 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £13.65 £27.88 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.03% +145.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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
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 4 March 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 11 (50.00%) Internet
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 10 (45.45%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
6 9 (40.91%) CCNP
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) ADSL
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) DSL
6 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) BC Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) xDSL
7 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
7 8 (36.36%) OSPF
7 8 (36.36%) RIP
7 8 (36.36%) CCNA
8 6 (27.27%) Frame Relay
8 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 6 (27.27%) IBM
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) ATM
8 6 (27.27%) SDH
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (50.00%) Internet
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 10 (45.45%) VPN
5 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
5 9 (40.91%) ADSL
5 9 (40.91%) BGP
5 9 (40.91%) DSL
6 8 (36.36%) xDSL
6 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
6 8 (36.36%) OSPF
6 8 (36.36%) RIP
7 6 (27.27%) Frame Relay
7 6 (27.27%) ATM
7 6 (27.27%) SDH
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
9 3 (13.64%) APPN
9 3 (13.64%) FTP
9 3 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
General
1 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) IP Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) IP Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) AS400
1 3 (13.64%) iSeries
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) OS/400
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) i5/OS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Operations Management
3 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) COBOL
1 3 (13.64%) RPG
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CCNP
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) BC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) IBM Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CCIP
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) PowerHA
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (13.64%) HP SIM
1 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) NetIQ
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Nortel
6 2 (9.09%) Apple