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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 22 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.81% 2.36% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 13.08% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
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£110 £269 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.06% -39.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £138 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
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
112 107 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.29% 18.04% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 48
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Peterborough -1 11 £100 - 1
Cambridge -4 4 £154 -42.79% 2
Huntingdon - - - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 46 (86.79%) LAN
2 37 (69.81%) Windows
3 30 (56.60%) Windows 7
4 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
5 25 (47.17%) MS Office
6 22 (41.51%) Telecoms
7 21 (39.62%) Finance
7 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
8 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.96%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (28.30%) Lync
10 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
11 12 (22.64%) Avaya
12 11 (20.75%) SAN
13 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (16.98%) DNS
14 9 (16.98%) ITIL
14 9 (16.98%) Polycom
14 9 (16.98%) Degree
15 8 (15.09%) Firewall
15 8 (15.09%) DHCP
15 8 (15.09%) HP
15 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
16 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
16 7 (13.21%) Cisco
16 7 (13.21%) Smartphone
17 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
17 5 (9.43%) Nortel
17 5 (9.43%) SCCM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (28.30%) Lync
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Office
2 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 46 (86.79%) LAN
2 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.75%) SAN
4 9 (16.98%) DNS
5 8 (15.09%) Firewall
5 8 (15.09%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) VoIP
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) VPN
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.77%) WLAN
8 2 (3.77%) Intranet
8 2 (3.77%) Internet
9 1 (1.89%) Extranet
9 1 (1.89%) Broadband
9 1 (1.89%) HTTP
9 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless
9 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (41.51%) Telecoms
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
1 12 (22.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Server Support
6 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Support
6 3 (5.66%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) EJB
1 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (13.21%) Smartphone
3 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows 7
3 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Android
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (7.55%) Project Management
3 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
3 3 (5.66%) Information Security
3 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.77%) CRM
4 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.89%) Network Design
5 1 (1.89%) Logistics
5 1 (1.89%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CCIP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) Avaya
3 9 (16.98%) Polycom
4 8 (15.09%) HP
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco
6 5 (9.43%) Nortel
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 3 (5.66%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.77%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (3.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) Cognos
9 1 (1.89%) CA
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle
9 1 (1.89%) VMware
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