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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 48 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.68% 1.53% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.33% 13.11% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 2
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£310 £404 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +21.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £355 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £469 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -5.00%
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
215 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.49% 11.63% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 22
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £216 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +19 35 £335 -14.92% 3
High Wycombe -8 2 £150 -67.56% 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 58 (89.23%) LAN
2 36 (55.38%) Cisco
3 32 (49.23%) Firewall
4 24 (36.92%) Windows
5 23 (35.38%) ITIL
5 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (32.31%) F5
7 17 (26.15%) MPLS
8 16 (24.62%) Juniper
9 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 15 (23.08%) CCNP
9 15 (23.08%) VoIP
9 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
10 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.00%) CCNA
11 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 12 (18.46%) Blue Coat
12 12 (18.46%) SLA
12 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.92%) ADSL
14 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 10 (15.38%) WLAN
14 10 (15.38%) Citrix
14 10 (15.38%) TACACS
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
15 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
15 9 (13.85%) Nokia

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (89.23%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) Firewall
3 17 (26.15%) MPLS
4 15 (23.08%) VoIP
5 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
5 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (16.92%) ADSL
7 10 (15.38%) WLAN
7 10 (15.38%) TACACS
8 9 (13.85%) DHCP
8 9 (13.85%) VPN
9 8 (12.31%) DNS
9 8 (12.31%) Ethernet
9 8 (12.31%) OSPF
9 8 (12.31%) BGP
10 7 (10.77%) Internet
10 7 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (9.23%) DMZ
12 5 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) IT Support
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Design Authority
9 2 (3.08%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) JSP
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) IVR
2 5 (7.69%) e-Health
3 3 (4.62%) PKI
3 3 (4.62%) PMI
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) VLE
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX
7 2 (3.08%) HPUX
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) Change Management
3 7 (10.77%) TOGAF
3 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.23%) Fault Management
4 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (7.69%) Workflow
5 5 (7.69%) Service Management
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.62%) Validation
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Network Design
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.08%) CCNP
2 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) CCNA
4 9 (13.85%) CCSA
4 9 (13.85%) CCSE
4 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) CCIE
6 4 (6.15%) PMP
6 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.62%) CCDP
7 3 (4.62%) CCIP
8 2 (3.08%) MCSE
8 2 (3.08%) MCSA
8 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.08%) MCITP
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.08%) UAG
3 2 (3.08%) Snort
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) Cisco
2 21 (32.31%) F5
3 16 (24.62%) Juniper
4 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.46%) Blue Coat
7 10 (15.38%) Citrix
8 9 (13.85%) Nokia
9 7 (10.77%) VMware
10 6 (9.23%) Remedy
11 5 (7.69%) Avaya
11 5 (7.69%) HP
11 5 (7.69%) CA
11 5 (7.69%) Computacenter
12 2 (3.08%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.08%) Hitachi
12 2 (3.08%) Websense
12 2 (3.08%) Altiris
12 2 (3.08%) Oracle
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