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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing WAN 25 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.70% 1.65% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.82% 17.65% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -22.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £112 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
158 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.08% 9.36% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 62
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £76.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
5 15 (40.54%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
6 14 (37.84%) VPN
7 12 (32.43%) Firewall
8 11 (29.73%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
10 9 (24.32%) Linux
10 9 (24.32%) SCCM
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
11 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
11 8 (21.62%) Office 365
11 8 (21.62%) DHCP
11 8 (21.62%) DNS
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (21.62%) VMware
11 8 (21.62%) Wireless
11 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
12 7 (18.92%) DevOps
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (18.92%) Ansible
12 7 (18.92%) Project Management
12 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft

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 (16.22%) Skype for Business
2 5 (13.51%) Mule
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.22%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 15 (40.54%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (37.84%) VPN
4 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (21.62%) DHCP
6 8 (21.62%) DNS
6 8 (21.62%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) Skype
7 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS
9 3 (8.11%) ADSL
9 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.41%) PABX
10 2 (5.41%) VoIP
11 1 (2.70%) RS-232
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Network Technician
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Service Assurance Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
2 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
6 4 (10.81%) Android
7 2 (5.41%) Unix
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) Matrix Management
4 5 (13.51%) Six Sigma
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Service Design
5 4 (10.81%) Time Management
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (13.51%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
3 7 (18.92%) XenApp
3 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Puppet
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Google
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) NEC
5 5 (13.51%) Wyse
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) AppSense
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
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