The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 3.98% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 19.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 3
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£270 £285 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £33.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% +68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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
110 167 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.97% 20.12% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 34
Average daily rate £265 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -3 6 £400 +25.98% 1
Cambridge -17 6 £265 -10.92% 2
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 31 (93.94%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco
5 11 (33.33%) VPN
5 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (33.33%) Wireless
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) OSPF
7 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 9 (27.27%) Network Management
8 8 (24.24%) HP Storage
8 8 (24.24%) Change Control
8 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
8 8 (24.24%) ARCserve
8 8 (24.24%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) SAN
8 8 (24.24%) CA
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
8 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) Wireless
3 11 (33.33%) VPN
4 9 (27.27%) OSPF
5 8 (24.24%) BGP
5 8 (24.24%) SAN
5 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.18%) HSRP
6 6 (18.18%) VRRP
6 6 (18.18%) WLAN
7 3 (9.09%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) Frame Relay
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.03%) IGRP
9 1 (3.03%) DNS
9 1 (3.03%) DHCP
9 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Database Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) HP Storage
2 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
5 1 (3.03%) PMI
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Network Management
2 8 (24.24%) Change Control
2 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.12%) Data Security
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Market Research
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) RHCE
2 4 (12.12%) RHCA
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) MCDST
4 2 (6.06%) SSCP
4 2 (6.06%) CISM
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) COBIT
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) ARCserve
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView
3 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (24.24%) CA
4 5 (15.15%) NetApp
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) BT
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Infovista