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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 26 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.61% 2.76% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 17.02% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £300 £253 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% +15.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.44 - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-22.35% -1.16%

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
80 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 28.88% 16.21% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 30
Median daily rate £338 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +229.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 10 (55.56%) CCNA
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
5 8 (44.44%) MPLS
6 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
6 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (22.22%) xDSL
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (22.22%) BGP
8 4 (22.22%) DSL
8 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 4 (22.22%) ProxySG
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) ADSL
8 4 (22.22%) OSPF
8 4 (22.22%) CCDP
9 3 (16.67%) CCDA
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) SDH

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) LAN
1 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) MPLS
3 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
4 4 (22.22%) ADSL
4 4 (22.22%) BGP
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (22.22%) DSL
4 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) xDSL
5 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (16.67%) RIP
5 3 (16.67%) SDH
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) ATM
6 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
6 2 (11.11%) DWDM
7 1 (5.56%) Telepresence
General
1 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Author
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) eTOM
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Ticket Management
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.56%) Escalation Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Presales
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CCNA
1 10 (55.56%) CCNP
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CCDP
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) CCDA
5 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCIP
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Tandberg