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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 50 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.86% 0.45% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 3.15% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Median daily rate £200 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.30 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

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
117 127 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.50% 14.37% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 97 68
Median daily rate £370 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £30.00 £44.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WAN.

1 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (28.00%) Office 365
6 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (16.00%) Android
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
9 4 (16.00%) Change Management
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
9 4 (16.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
10 3 (12.00%) SLA

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:

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Office 365
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 1 (4.00%) ADSL
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security
8 1 (4.00%) PABX
8 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (12.00%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Android
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Design
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) Toshiba
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Rate: £225 - 250 per day
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