The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 37 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.99% 0.99% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.62% 9.22% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 11
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£410 £288 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £244 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
WAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 141 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.98% 10.74% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 60
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.10 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +14 27 £400 - 7
High Wycombe +2 3 £480 +60.00%
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £375 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 63 (90.00%) LAN
2 48 (68.57%) Cisco
3 37 (52.86%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (42.86%) Wireless
5 28 (40.00%) CCNA
6 27 (38.57%) CCNP
6 27 (38.57%) VPN
6 27 (38.57%) Firewall
7 19 (27.14%) F5
8 18 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (25.71%) ITIL
9 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
10 16 (22.86%) Internet
10 16 (22.86%) MPLS
10 16 (22.86%) BGP
11 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
11 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 14 (20.00%) WLAN
13 13 (18.57%) Windows
13 13 (18.57%) OSPF
13 13 (18.57%) Migration
14 12 (17.14%) CA
14 12 (17.14%) CA Spectrum
14 12 (17.14%) e-Health
15 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
15 11 (15.71%) SSL
15 11 (15.71%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) assyst
2 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (90.00%) LAN
2 30 (42.86%) Wireless
3 27 (38.57%) Firewall
3 27 (38.57%) VPN
4 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (22.86%) Internet
5 16 (22.86%) MPLS
5 16 (22.86%) BGP
6 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (20.00%) WLAN
8 13 (18.57%) OSPF
9 11 (15.71%) SSL
10 10 (14.29%) SAN
10 10 (14.29%) DNS
10 10 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 10 (14.29%) HSRP
10 10 (14.29%) VRRP
11 9 (12.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Network Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Network Support
4 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Network Support Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) CSS
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) e-Health
3 8 (11.43%) PKI
4 5 (7.14%) CMDB
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ITIL
1 18 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
4 10 (14.29%) Network Management
4 10 (14.29%) Change Management
5 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.57%) Validation
6 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.71%) Data Management
8 4 (5.71%) Network Design
9 3 (4.29%) Information Security
9 3 (4.29%) Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Perl
1 5 (7.14%) Python
1 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (40.00%) CCNA
3 27 (38.57%) CCNP
4 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) CCIP
5 6 (8.57%) CCDP
6 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
8 2 (2.86%) CISSP
8 2 (2.86%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.86%) Degree
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.43%) PMP
9 1 (1.43%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.43%) CCDA
9 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) TickIT
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) XenApp
2 6 (8.57%) Snort
3 5 (7.14%) HDFS
3 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (7.14%) Nagios
3 5 (7.14%) Zenoss
4 3 (4.29%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (68.57%) Cisco
2 19 (27.14%) F5
3 12 (17.14%) CA
4 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.71%) VMware
5 10 (14.29%) Citrix
6 9 (12.86%) Sourcefire
7 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.00%) Remedy
8 7 (10.00%) Juniper
9 6 (8.57%) HP
10 5 (7.14%) Oracle
10 5 (7.14%) AppSense
10 5 (7.14%) Splunk
10 5 (7.14%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.29%) IronPort
11 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.29%) Avaya
12 2 (2.86%) IBM
12 2 (2.86%) Lotus
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