The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 19 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 60 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.08% 2.01% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 12.84% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 24
Median daily rate £525 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £341
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
190 148 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.41% 15.63% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 48 74
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £25.75 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.93% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.20 £7.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +41 48 £525 +12.00% 6
Marlow -1 3 £300 -
Newport Pagnell - 3 £550 -
Beaconsfield - 1 - - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 55 (67.07%) LAN
2 53 (64.63%) Cisco
3 44 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (45.12%) Security Cleared
5 34 (41.46%) SC Cleared
5 34 (41.46%) Firewall
6 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 28 (34.15%) Windows
8 27 (32.93%) CCNA
9 25 (30.49%) CCNP
10 23 (28.05%) DHCP
11 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
12 19 (23.17%) Office 365
12 19 (23.17%) DNS
12 19 (23.17%) ITIL
12 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
13 18 (21.95%) F5
14 17 (20.73%) VoIP
15 15 (18.29%) MPLS
16 12 (14.63%) VMware
16 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (14.63%) VPN
16 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (14.63%) PowerShell
16 12 (14.63%) VLAN
16 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
17 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (13.41%) ADSL
18 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.32%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (67.07%) LAN
2 34 (41.46%) Firewall
3 23 (28.05%) DHCP
4 19 (23.17%) DNS
5 17 (20.73%) VoIP
6 15 (18.29%) MPLS
7 12 (14.63%) VLAN
7 12 (14.63%) VPN
8 11 (13.41%) ADSL
9 9 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (9.76%) BGP
10 8 (9.76%) Network Security
10 8 (9.76%) OSPF
11 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (7.32%) DMZ
11 6 (7.32%) EIGRP
11 6 (7.32%) Ethernet
11 6 (7.32%) NAS
11 6 (7.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Architect
2 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Technical Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Network Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Network Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Network Operations Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Network Consultant
6 5 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Office 365 Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) J2EE
2 1 (1.22%) CSS
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 6 (7.32%) IVR
3 5 (6.10%) e-Health
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.54%) Android
5 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 6 (7.32%) Unix
5 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Change Management
2 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
2 9 (10.98%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.32%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
5 6 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (6.10%) Presales
7 4 (4.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Network Design
7 4 (4.88%) Workflow
8 3 (3.66%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (45.12%) Security Cleared
3 34 (41.46%) SC Cleared
4 27 (32.93%) CCNA
5 25 (30.49%) CCNP
6 9 (10.98%) CCIE
6 9 (10.98%) CCSA
7 6 (7.32%) CCSE
7 6 (7.32%) MCSA
7 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.44%) CCDP
9 2 (2.44%) Degree
10 1 (1.22%) CCDA
10 1 (1.22%) CCVP
10 1 (1.22%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.22%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (6.10%) ISA Server
4 5 (6.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (7.32%) AirWatch
2 6 (7.32%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (7.32%) WSUS
3 5 (6.10%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (6.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Cisco
2 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.95%) F5
4 12 (14.63%) VMware
5 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.98%) HP
7 8 (9.76%) Juniper
8 7 (8.54%) Avaya
8 7 (8.54%) Remedy
9 6 (7.32%) Forcepoint
9 6 (7.32%) MobileIron
9 6 (7.32%) Nokia
9 6 (7.32%) Symantec
10 5 (6.10%) Altiris
10 5 (6.10%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.10%) CA
10 5 (6.10%) Citrix
11 4 (4.88%) Computacenter
12 3 (3.66%) NCR
12 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
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