The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 34 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.66% 2.62% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 18.64% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £400 £413 £154
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +168.29%
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 - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -20.00%
WAN
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.61% 14.05% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 33
Median daily rate £388 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £370 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £36.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £55.00 £46.00
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 Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Cambridge region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Cambridge region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk