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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 30 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.94% 1.76% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.61% 12.15% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 3
Median daily rate £413 £300 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £424 £266
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £26.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +48.61%
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
92 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.16% 14.52% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 36
Median daily rate £413 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £214 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -18.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £18.70 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 +17 25 £413 +26.92% 1
Peterborough +6 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 45 (83.33%) LAN
2 26 (48.15%) Firewall
3 24 (44.44%) Cisco
4 15 (27.78%) Windows
4 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 14 (25.93%) Patch Management
6 13 (24.07%) SaaS
7 12 (22.22%) PaaS
7 12 (22.22%) IaaS
7 12 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (16.67%) Wireless
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 8 (14.81%) ITIL
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.11%) Linux
12 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.11%) VPN
12 6 (11.11%) VMware
12 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (9.26%) Legal
13 5 (9.26%) Migration
13 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (9.26%) Internet

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 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) SaaS
2 12 (22.22%) IaaS
2 12 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (83.33%) LAN
2 26 (48.15%) Firewall
3 9 (16.67%) Wireless
4 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) Internet
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security
7 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.56%) SAN
7 3 (5.56%) VoIP
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.70%) MPLS
8 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.85%) 802.11
9 1 (1.85%) DNS
9 1 (1.85%) Frame Relay
9 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.85%) VPLS
9 1 (1.85%) WAAS
9 1 (1.85%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) Hudson
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.26%) Legal
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Security Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Security Solutions Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Network Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.11%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Unix
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Patch Management
2 12 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
2 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.56%) Network Design
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Network Management
7 2 (3.70%) QMS
7 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.85%) Perl
1 1 (1.85%) Python
1 1 (1.85%) Ruby
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) CCNA
2 4 (7.41%) MCSA
2 4 (7.41%) MCSE
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) VCP5
2 4 (7.41%) VCP6
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) CCIE
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GxP
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
1 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.26%) Dell
4 5 (9.26%) NetApp
5 4 (7.41%) Avaya
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) arcserve
8 1 (1.85%) Aruba
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) F5
8 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.85%) Nokia
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.85%) Splunk