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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 40 28 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.63% 4.64% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 32.94% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 3
Median daily rate £400 £389 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +253.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-22.35% -1.16%

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 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.26% 14.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 49
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +39.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £38.75 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -9 3 £400 -3.03% 1
Peterborough -5 1 £325 +37.56%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Risk 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) VMware