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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.97% 2.84% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.40% 18.97% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 4
Median daily rate £413 £300 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +31.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
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
81 116 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.99% 14.95% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 43
Median daily rate £413 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £18.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 +8 18 £413 +22.22% 3
Peterborough +6 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 44 (83.02%) LAN
2 24 (45.28%) Cisco
3 23 (43.40%) Firewall
4 15 (28.30%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) SaaS
5 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
6 13 (24.53%) IaaS
6 13 (24.53%) PaaS
7 12 (22.64%) Patch Management
8 11 (20.75%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.87%) ITIL
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (15.09%) Wireless
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.32%) CCNA
12 6 (11.32%) MCSA
12 6 (11.32%) Linux
12 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.32%) VMware
13 5 (9.43%) Legal
13 5 (9.43%) Migration

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 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
1 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) SaaS
2 13 (24.53%) IaaS
2 13 (24.53%) PaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) LAN
2 23 (43.40%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) Wireless
4 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) VPN
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security
7 3 (5.66%) DNS
7 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.77%) DHCP
8 2 (3.77%) MPLS
8 2 (3.77%) VoIP
8 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.89%) 802.11
9 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.89%) Frame Relay
9 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.89%) WAAS
9 1 (1.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MySQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.89%) Hudson
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.43%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Security Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Security Solutions Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Network Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.55%) Unix
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Patch Management
2 11 (20.75%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
3 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
6 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) QMS
8 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.77%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.77%) VBScript
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (11.32%) CCNA
2 6 (11.32%) MCSA
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) VCP5
3 4 (7.55%) VCP6
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) CCNP
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PMP
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GxP
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Cisco
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.43%) Dell
4 5 (9.43%) NetApp
5 3 (5.66%) Avaya
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Cognos
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Aruba
7 1 (1.89%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Nortel
7 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.89%) Splunk