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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 2.80% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 15.96% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 10
Median daily rate £413 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £210 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £463 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +37.14%
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
172 213 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.95% 17.55% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 69
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.67 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 13 £428 +37.90% 1
Marlow - 3 £168 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £248 - 3
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (83.33%) LAN
2 18 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 15 (41.67%) Cisco
5 14 (38.89%) Firewall
6 12 (33.33%) Migration
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (30.56%) Citrix
8 10 (27.78%) DNS
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) SAN
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.22%) BGP
10 8 (22.22%) CCNP
10 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
11 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (16.67%) XenApp
12 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) EIGRP
12 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
4 9 (25.00%) SAN
5 8 (22.22%) BGP
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (13.89%) DMVPN
8 5 (13.89%) MPLS
8 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.89%) VoIP
8 5 (13.89%) Wireless
9 4 (11.11%) DHCP
9 4 (11.11%) Internet
9 4 (11.11%) VPN
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (8.33%) DWDM
10 3 (8.33%) Frame Relay
10 3 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) SAN Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Server Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Wintel Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) LAN Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) WAN Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Network Design
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) Fuzz Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) OWASP
5 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Test Management
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) MCSE
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) CCIE
6 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) CREST Certified
7 2 (5.56%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.56%) OSCP
7 2 (5.56%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) Sendmail
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Citrix
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
6 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 4 (11.11%) CommVault
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
6 4 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (5.56%) Huawei
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
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