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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.45% 1.44% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 10.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£285 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £229 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £548 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -4.23%
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
159 148 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.59% 14.19% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 37
Average daily rate £330 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £464 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +3 11 £403 -2.42% 4
High Wycombe -8 2 - - 2
Amersham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) VPN
7 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) MPLS
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) SAN
9 7 (21.21%) MS Office
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) OSPF
10 6 (18.18%) BGP
10 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
10 6 (18.18%) Service Management
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (15.15%) DSL
11 5 (15.15%) HP
11 5 (15.15%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 14 (42.42%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
4 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (24.24%) MPLS
5 7 (21.21%) SAN
6 6 (18.18%) OSPF
6 6 (18.18%) BGP
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (15.15%) DSL
8 4 (12.12%) VoIP
8 4 (12.12%) BIG-IP
8 4 (12.12%) VLAN
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.09%) NAS
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (9.09%) Network Security
9 3 (9.09%) HSRP
9 3 (9.09%) VRRP
10 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 3 (9.09%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) eTOM
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 3 (9.09%) CCSA
4 3 (9.09%) PMP
4 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Xen
3 4 (12.12%) NLBS
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Snort
5 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Juniper
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
8 3 (9.09%) F5
8 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.09%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) Iron Mountain
10 1 (3.03%) IronPort
10 1 (3.03%) BT
10 1 (3.03%) Lotus
10 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
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