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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 46 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.35% 1.34% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.93% 11.76% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 10
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£425 £275 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £208 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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
243 136 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.71% 11.39% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 57 71
Average daily rate £400 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.20 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 35 £420 +50.00% 6
High Wycombe +5 6 £495 - 1
Marlow -1 3 - - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (87.34%) LAN
2 51 (64.56%) Cisco
3 39 (49.37%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (39.24%) VPN
5 30 (37.97%) CCNP
5 30 (37.97%) Wireless
6 29 (36.71%) Firewall
7 27 (34.18%) CCNA
8 23 (29.11%) F5
9 20 (25.32%) BGP
10 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
11 18 (22.78%) Internet
11 18 (22.78%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (21.52%) MPLS
12 17 (21.52%) OSPF
13 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (20.25%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
14 15 (18.99%) WLAN
14 15 (18.99%) ITIL
15 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
15 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
16 13 (16.46%) Migration
16 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
17 12 (15.19%) CA
17 12 (15.19%) EIGRP
17 12 (15.19%) Finance
17 12 (15.19%) CA Spectrum
17 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.19%) e-Health

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.33%) Apache
1 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) assyst
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (87.34%) LAN
2 31 (39.24%) VPN
3 30 (37.97%) Wireless
4 29 (36.71%) Firewall
5 20 (25.32%) BGP
6 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
7 18 (22.78%) Internet
7 18 (22.78%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (21.52%) MPLS
8 17 (21.52%) OSPF
9 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (18.99%) WLAN
11 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
12 12 (15.19%) EIGRP
13 11 (13.92%) DNS
13 11 (13.92%) SSL
14 10 (12.66%) DSL
14 10 (12.66%) HSRP
14 10 (12.66%) Unified Communications
14 10 (12.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.46%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Architect
4 10 (12.66%) Network Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Network Support
6 8 (10.13%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Network Support Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Network Specialist
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Consultant
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) CSS
2 4 (5.06%) Web Services
2 4 (5.06%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.19%) e-Health
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) PKI
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.06%) CMDB
6 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (18.99%) ITIL
3 13 (16.46%) Migration
4 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.13%) Change Management
6 8 (10.13%) Network Management
7 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Project Management
7 6 (7.59%) Validation
7 6 (7.59%) Network Design
8 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.06%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (5.06%) Data Management
9 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.06%) SIEM
9 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) Perl
1 5 (6.33%) Python
1 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.80%) C
3 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.97%) CCNP
3 27 (34.18%) CCNA
4 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.59%) CCDP
6 6 (7.59%) CCIP
7 5 (6.33%) CCIE
8 2 (2.53%) CISSP
8 2 (2.53%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.53%) PMP
9 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CCSE
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CCDA
9 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) TickIT
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.86%) Snort
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) XenApp
3 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.33%) HDFS
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (13.92%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (6.33%) Nagios
3 5 (6.33%) Zenoss
4 3 (3.80%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (64.56%) Cisco
2 23 (29.11%) F5
3 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
4 12 (15.19%) CA
5 10 (12.66%) VMware
5 10 (12.66%) Citrix
5 10 (12.66%) Sourcefire
6 7 (8.86%) Juniper
7 6 (7.59%) HP
7 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.59%) Remedy
7 6 (7.59%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.33%) Splunk
8 5 (6.33%) Avaya
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle
8 5 (6.33%) AppSense
9 4 (5.06%) IBM
9 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.80%) IronPort
11 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
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