The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing WAN 24 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 1.14% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 11.48% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 2
Average daily rate
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£422 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.31% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £295 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 61 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.51% 9.97% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 39
Average daily rate £388 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £149 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.67% -4.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Bristol region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Bristol region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 46 (80.70%) LAN
2 37 (64.91%) Windows
3 29 (50.88%) Firewall
4 24 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 24 (42.11%) Linux
5 23 (40.35%) Samba
6 22 (38.60%) VMware
7 20 (35.09%) Citrix
8 18 (31.58%) Apache
8 18 (31.58%) Ruby
8 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 18 (31.58%) Puppet
8 18 (31.58%) DevOps
9 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
9 17 (29.82%) Hudson
9 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (29.82%) Ubuntu
9 17 (29.82%) LAMP
9 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (28.07%) CentOS
10 16 (28.07%) Perl
10 16 (28.07%) PHP
10 16 (28.07%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (26.32%) LDAP
11 15 (26.32%) Network Security
11 15 (26.32%) XenServer
12 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (24.56%) Debian
13 13 (22.81%) ZABBIX
13 13 (22.81%) nginx

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (31.58%) Apache
2 13 (22.81%) nginx
3 11 (19.30%) Confluence
3 11 (19.30%) MediaWiki
4 8 (14.04%) Lync
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.51%) SAS
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (80.70%) LAN
2 29 (50.88%) Firewall
3 15 (26.32%) Network Security
3 15 (26.32%) LDAP
4 12 (21.05%) VPN
5 11 (19.30%) IPv6
5 11 (19.30%) OSPF
5 11 (19.30%) BGP
5 11 (19.30%) EIGRP
5 11 (19.30%) IPsec
6 3 (5.26%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (1.75%) PBX
7 1 (1.75%) SAN
7 1 (1.75%) NAS
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
1 11 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Hudson
1 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.30%) Subversion
3 11 (19.30%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Coordinator
3 7 (12.28%) Administrator
3 7 (12.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (3.51%) Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.51%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
7 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.75%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Wiki
2 3 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 17 (29.82%) Ubuntu
4 16 (28.07%) CentOS
5 14 (24.56%) Debian
6 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) DevOps
2 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.07%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (22.81%) ITIL
5 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Change Control
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.26%) Build Automation
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Security
9 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Ruby
1 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
2 16 (28.07%) Perl
2 16 (28.07%) PHP
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) CCNA
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Samba
2 15 (26.32%) XenServer
3 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (21.05%) Postfix
5 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.53%) NFS
7 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.75%) XenApp
8 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Puppet
2 13 (22.81%) ZABBIX
3 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
3 20 (35.09%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Teradata
6 1 (1.75%) Polycom
6 1 (1.75%) Acronis
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
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