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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 5.64% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 37.93% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 0
Median daily rate £400 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

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
47 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.04% 14.87% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 27
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £255 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £467 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 4
Median hourly rate £21.25 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.36% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £56.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP

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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5