The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 65 35
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -30
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.88% 0.85% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 6.80% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 24
Median daily rate £235 £370 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +51.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
WAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 103 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.35% 12.45% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 85
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £190 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 46
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +27.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 4 £195 -39.53%
Peterborough +6 4 - -
Huntingdon - 2 £235 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) CCNA
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Network Security
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
9 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (13.79%) SaaS
9 4 (13.79%) PaaS
9 4 (13.79%) Office 365
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.79%) IaaS
9 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) Wireless
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.79%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.79%) IIS
9 4 (13.79%) MySQL
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.90%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) IaaS
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) Wireless
5 3 (10.34%) 802.11
5 3 (10.34%) ATM
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
5 3 (10.34%) Frame Relay
5 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.34%) xDSL
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
3 3 (10.34%) Data Privacy
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Escalation Management
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CCNA
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.34%) MCSA
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Cognos
4 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
4 3 (10.34%) Nokia
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Lotus
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk