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 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.29% 0.40% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 2.74% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £195 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -21.87%
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
46 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.84% 14.57% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 September 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 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) SaaS
5 5 (27.78%) PaaS
5 5 (27.78%) IaaS
5 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
5 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
6 4 (22.22%) Office 365
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) IIS
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Cognos
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) VBScript

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 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) IaaS
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Security Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
1 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
1 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Escalation Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk