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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing WAN 24 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.88% 1.78% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.32% 8.94% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 19
Median daily rate £475 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -20.00%
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
131 246 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.71% 19.92% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 82 69
Median daily rate £450 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 17 £500 +17.64% 5
High Wycombe +6 3 £475 +11.76% 1
Marlow -1 2 £315 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £550 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 30 (71.43%) LAN
2 28 (66.67%) Cisco
3 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (47.62%) CCNA
5 19 (45.24%) Firewall
6 15 (35.71%) CCNP
6 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
7 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) VoIP
9 12 (28.57%) MPLS
10 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 11 (26.19%) F5
11 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (23.81%) VPN
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL
11 10 (23.81%) Network Security
12 9 (21.43%) ADSL
12 9 (21.43%) DNS
13 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
14 7 (16.67%) DHCP
14 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
14 7 (16.67%) SAN
15 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
15 6 (14.29%) BGP
15 6 (14.29%) OSPF
15 6 (14.29%) DMZ
15 6 (14.29%) Unix
15 6 (14.29%) J2EE
15 6 (14.29%) WebLogic

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 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) LAN
2 19 (45.24%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) VoIP
4 12 (28.57%) MPLS
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (23.81%) Network Security
5 10 (23.81%) VPN
6 9 (21.43%) ADSL
6 9 (21.43%) DNS
7 7 (16.67%) DHCP
7 7 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (14.29%) BGP
8 6 (14.29%) DMZ
8 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 6 (14.29%) FCoE
8 6 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (14.29%) NAS
8 6 (14.29%) OSPF
8 6 (14.29%) WLAN
9 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Network Operations Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Voice Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) e-Health
3 4 (9.52%) IVR
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design
5 4 (9.52%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (47.62%) CCNA
3 15 (35.71%) CCNP
4 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) CCDP
6 4 (9.52%) CCSA
7 3 (7.14%) CCDA
8 2 (4.76%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) CCIE
9 1 (2.38%) CCSE
9 1 (2.38%) CCVP
9 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.38%) PMP
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 4 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) F5
4 6 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Altiris
5 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.52%) Avaya
6 4 (9.52%) CA
6 4 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) MobileIron
6 4 (9.52%) Symantec
7 3 (7.14%) Remedy
8 2 (4.76%) Genesys
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.38%) ForgeRock
9 1 (2.38%) IronPort
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
9 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
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