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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.83% 2.94% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 9.86% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £255 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.86% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
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
66 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.00% 29.83% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 27
Median daily rate £315 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
7 7 (36.84%) Change Management
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (31.58%) F5
8 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (26.32%) CCNP
9 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) MPLS
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (15.79%) Ticket Management

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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) DWDM
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) ADSL
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) RIP
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) SDH
7 1 (5.26%) ATM
7 1 (5.26%) DSL
7 1 (5.26%) ISDN
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IP Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Data Entry
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Ticket Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Ciena
5 3 (15.79%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Tellabs