The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.34% 1.67% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.83% 9.93% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £161 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.55% -53.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £140 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £182 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £21.86
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.94%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 141 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.13% 16.85% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 49
Average daily rate £300 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £27.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
WAN
South East

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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 20 £250 - 5
High Wycombe -6 2 £425 +163.56%
Marlow - 2 - -
Beaconsfield -3 1 £125 -
Iver - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 42 (91.30%) LAN
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) MS Office
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 10 (21.74%) VPN
7 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
7 9 (19.57%) BGP
8 8 (17.39%) VMware
8 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
9 7 (15.22%) Migration
9 7 (15.22%) MPLS
9 7 (15.22%) OSPF
9 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
10 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (13.04%) CCNA
10 6 (13.04%) DNS
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) SLA
11 5 (10.87%) VoIP
11 5 (10.87%) DHCP
12 4 (8.70%) Symantec

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Office
2 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) LAN
2 14 (30.43%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) VPN
4 9 (19.57%) BGP
5 7 (15.22%) MPLS
5 7 (15.22%) OSPF
6 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (13.04%) DNS
6 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 5 (10.87%) DHCP
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.52%) SAN
9 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.52%) WLAN
9 3 (6.52%) Frame Relay
9 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.35%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (6.52%) Spanish Language
1 3 (6.52%) French Language
1 3 (6.52%) German Language
1 3 (6.52%) Italian Language
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Server Support
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) PMI
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) e-Health
2 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) CCNA
3 4 (8.70%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) PMP
3 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CCSA
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) CCDP
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) MCDST
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB
6 1 (2.17%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.35%) Hyperic
2 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Nokia
7 2 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Draytek
8 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) Iron Mountain
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
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