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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 48 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.07% 3.68% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 29.17% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 13
Median daily rate £400 £413 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +275.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%

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
69 72 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.34% 12.61% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 66
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 10
Median hourly rate £19.25 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.60 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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
Peterborough -5 2 £325 +38.29%
Cambridge -9 2 £400 -3.03% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) MCSA
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) IBM Domino
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Legal

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 (15.38%) IBM Domino
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) 802.11
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) xDSL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
1 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
1 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
1 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
1 2 (15.38%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Capita
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec