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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.88% 2.32% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 15.96% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
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£325 £268 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.26% -16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+25.30% +27.69%
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
100 94 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.66% 14.55% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 43
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £199 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 31 March 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 5 £325 +10.16% 7
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (75.00%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (42.86%) MS Office
4 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (32.14%) Degree
8 8 (28.57%) Lync
8 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.86%) Avaya
11 5 (17.86%) Information Security
12 4 (14.29%) Firewall
12 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
12 4 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
12 4 (14.29%) SQL
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle
12 4 (14.29%) VPN
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
12 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
12 4 (14.29%) QA
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (28.57%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Broadband
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Extranet
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) SSCP
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) COBIT
4 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Avaya
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Polycom
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) 3Com
5 1 (3.57%) HP
Cambridgeshire
Northgate Public Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago