The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.26% 1.11% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 10.99% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 20
Median daily rate £325 £325 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £120 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £400 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
WAN
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
153 91 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.47% 10.09% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 54 68
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (92.11%) LAN
2 26 (68.42%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) VPN
6 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (34.21%) Firewall
8 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 10 (26.32%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) SCCM
10 9 (23.68%) DHCP
10 9 (23.68%) Linux
10 9 (23.68%) DNS
11 8 (21.05%) Wireless
11 8 (21.05%) VMware
11 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
11 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
12 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (18.42%) Puppet
12 7 (18.42%) Office 365
12 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (18.42%) Ansible
12 7 (18.42%) DevOps
12 7 (18.42%) Google

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 5 (13.16%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) LAN
2 15 (39.47%) VPN
3 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (34.21%) Firewall
5 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 9 (23.68%) DHCP
6 9 (23.68%) DNS
7 8 (21.05%) Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) Skype
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (13.16%) SAN
9 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
9 5 (13.16%) VLAN
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.89%) ADSL
11 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
11 3 (7.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 3 (7.89%) Internet
11 3 (7.89%) MPLS
11 3 (7.89%) VoIP
General
1 5 (13.16%) Billing
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Architect
1 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Network Technician
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Network Support
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Author
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Android
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) DevOps
2 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Matrix Management
4 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) System Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Test Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.16%) CISSP
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
1 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.79%) XenApp
4 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
2 7 (18.42%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) Puppet
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) MOM
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Google
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.16%) Dell
5 5 (13.16%) Intel Security
5 5 (13.16%) NEC
6 4 (10.53%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Wyse
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) AppSense
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas