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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.86% 2.84% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.08% 18.55% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 18
Median daily rate £413 £275 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +12.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
77 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.94% 15.29% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 66
Median daily rate £413 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £223 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £417 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 +11 9 £413 +48.64% 1
Peterborough +1 6 - - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 39 (86.67%) LAN
2 20 (44.44%) Firewall
3 16 (35.56%) Cisco
4 13 (28.89%) SaaS
4 13 (28.89%) PaaS
4 13 (28.89%) IaaS
5 12 (26.67%) Patch Management
6 11 (24.44%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (24.44%) Security Operations
7 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL
8 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (15.56%) CCNA
11 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (11.11%) Network Security
12 5 (11.11%) Legal
12 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 4 (8.89%) Office 365
13 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
13 4 (8.89%) DNS
13 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
13 4 (8.89%) MCSA
13 4 (8.89%) IIS

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) IaaS
1 13 (28.89%) PaaS
1 13 (28.89%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) LAN
2 20 (44.44%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) Network Security
5 4 (8.89%) DNS
5 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.89%) Wireless
6 3 (6.67%) 802.11
6 3 (6.67%) ATM
6 3 (6.67%) DHCP
6 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.67%) Frame Relay
6 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) xDSL
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.22%) Hudson
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Security Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Security Solutions Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.89%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Patch Management
2 11 (24.44%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (24.44%) Security Operations
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Escalation Management
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Line Management
7 2 (4.44%) Prototyping
7 2 (4.44%) QMS
7 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) CCNA
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSA
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PMP
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) VCP5
5 1 (2.22%) VCP6
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GxP
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.89%) Symantec
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Cognos
4 3 (6.67%) Nokia
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk