The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 1.72% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 15.04% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £381 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £267 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.11% -23.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 113 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.36% 11.46% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 52
Average daily rate £328 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £235 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WAN
South East

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 5 £275 -32.30% 4
High Wycombe -3 4 £300 -20.00%
Iver - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 33 (91.67%) LAN
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (22.22%) Citrix
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (22.22%) VPN
7 8 (22.22%) ITIL
7 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
8 7 (19.44%) MS Office
8 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (19.44%) CCNA
8 7 (19.44%) MPLS
8 7 (19.44%) BGP
9 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 6 (16.67%) OSPF
9 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (13.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (13.89%) Symantec
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.89%) Service Management
10 5 (13.89%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (19.44%) MPLS
4 7 (19.44%) BGP
5 6 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (13.89%) SAN
7 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.11%) DSL
7 4 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 4 (11.11%) Network Security
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.33%) NAS
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.33%) VoIP
8 3 (8.33%) VLAN
9 2 (5.56%) Wireless
9 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) NOC Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.11%) PMI
2 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) e-Health
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) PMP
3 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) CCSA
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) CCDP
5 2 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCIP
6 1 (2.78%) CCDA
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) Xen
3 4 (11.11%) NLBS
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.56%) Snort
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (11.11%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.56%) Hyperic
4 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) Symantec
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) F5
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.56%) CA
7 2 (5.56%) Draytek
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) Iron Mountain
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.78%) Nokia
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
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