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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 2.75% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 21.59% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 14
Median daily rate £400 £413 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +258.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -20.00%
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
72 88 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.31% 12.75% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 73
Median daily rate £363 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £235 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 +4 2 £400 -3.03% 1
Peterborough -6 2 £325 +78.08% 3
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) MCSA
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
8 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
8 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) IBM Domino
8 2 (11.11%) SLA

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) 802.11
6 1 (5.56%) ATM
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) Frame Relay
6 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
6 1 (5.56%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Support
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
2 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
2 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec