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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 1.38% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 10.53% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Average daily rate
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£310 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -5.40%
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
197 171 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.38% 13.06% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 50
Average daily rate £400 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +4 17 £343 +1.48% 5
Aylesbury - 7 £375 - 1
Marlow - 3 - - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (100.00%) LAN
2 43 (70.49%) Cisco
3 32 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (45.90%) Wireless
5 25 (40.98%) Firewall
5 25 (40.98%) CCNA
6 23 (37.70%) CCNP
6 23 (37.70%) VPN
7 20 (32.79%) Windows
8 18 (29.51%) ITIL
9 17 (27.87%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
10 16 (26.23%) Migration
11 15 (24.59%) VMware
11 15 (24.59%) Ethernet
11 15 (24.59%) WLAN
11 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
12 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (22.95%) F5
12 14 (22.95%) MPLS
13 13 (21.31%) BGP
13 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (18.03%) CA Spectrum
15 11 (18.03%) e-Health
15 11 (18.03%) OSPF
15 11 (18.03%) SSL
15 11 (18.03%) CA
16 10 (16.39%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (8.20%) IIS
1 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (100.00%) LAN
2 28 (45.90%) Wireless
3 25 (40.98%) Firewall
4 23 (37.70%) VPN
5 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
6 15 (24.59%) WLAN
6 15 (24.59%) Ethernet
7 14 (22.95%) MPLS
8 13 (21.31%) BGP
8 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (18.03%) OSPF
10 11 (18.03%) SSL
11 10 (16.39%) SAN
11 10 (16.39%) Internet
11 10 (16.39%) EIGRP
11 10 (16.39%) VRRP
11 10 (16.39%) HSRP
12 8 (13.11%) DNS
13 7 (11.48%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Network Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Network Support
4 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Network Support Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.03%) e-Health
4 8 (13.11%) PKI
5 5 (8.20%) CMDB
6 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Handset
7 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.64%) FMCG
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (26.23%) Migration
4 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
4 10 (16.39%) Network Management
5 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.84%) Change Management
6 6 (9.84%) Validation
6 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Capacity Management
8 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.56%) Information Security
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.28%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (3.28%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Perl
1 5 (8.20%) Python
1 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
1 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (40.98%) CCNA
3 23 (37.70%) CCNP
4 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.84%) CCIP
6 5 (8.20%) CCDP
7 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.92%) MCSE
8 3 (4.92%) CCIE
8 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.28%) ISSAP
9 2 (3.28%) Degree
9 2 (3.28%) CISSP
10 1 (1.64%) CCDA
10 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) TickIT
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.20%) HDFS
6 4 (6.56%) Snort
6 4 (6.56%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (11.48%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (8.20%) Zenoss
3 5 (8.20%) Nagios
4 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.92%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.64%) WSUS
6 1 (1.64%) SCCM
6 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (70.49%) Cisco
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) F5
4 11 (18.03%) CA
5 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
5 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.75%) Citrix
6 7 (11.48%) Juniper
7 6 (9.84%) Sourcefire
8 5 (8.20%) Splunk
8 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 5 (8.20%) AppSense
9 4 (6.56%) NetApp
9 4 (6.56%) EMC
9 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.92%) HP
10 3 (4.92%) Symantec
10 3 (4.92%) Remedy
11 2 (3.28%) Dell
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