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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 20 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.36% 3.05% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 21.24% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Median daily rate £413 £275 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £225 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +21.73%
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
80 113 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.45% 14.34% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 59 55
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 £337 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 19
Median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.47% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £20.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 +20 14 £413 +44.73% 2
Peterborough 0 3 - - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 42 (84.00%) LAN
2 22 (44.00%) Cisco
3 21 (42.00%) Firewall
4 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
5 13 (26.00%) IaaS
5 13 (26.00%) SaaS
5 13 (26.00%) PaaS
6 12 (24.00%) Patch Management
7 11 (22.00%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (22.00%) Security Operations
7 11 (22.00%) ITIL
7 11 (22.00%) Windows
8 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (12.00%) CCNA
11 6 (12.00%) MCSA
11 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (10.00%) Office 365
12 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (10.00%) Wireless
12 5 (10.00%) Legal
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) IaaS
1 13 (26.00%) PaaS
1 13 (26.00%) SaaS
2 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (84.00%) LAN
2 21 (42.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) Wireless
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) Network Security
4 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.00%) 802.11
6 2 (4.00%) ATM
6 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.00%) Frame Relay
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.00%) VoIP
6 2 (4.00%) xDSL
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.00%) Hudson
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Security Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Network Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Patch Management
2 11 (22.00%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) Data Privacy
6 2 (4.00%) Escalation Management
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Line Management
6 2 (4.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (4.00%) QMS
6 2 (4.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.00%) VBScript
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.00%) CCNA
2 6 (12.00%) MCSA
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) VCP5
4 3 (6.00%) VCP6
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.00%) PMP
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GxP
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Cognos
5 3 (6.00%) Dell
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Nokia
6 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk