The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.08% 0.86% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 4.55% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £170 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.23% -54.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -12.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.97% 18.97% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 25
Average daily rate £425 £304 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.91% -24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Canary Wharf region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Canary Wharf region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) SevOne
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IGMP
2 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) WAAS
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe
2 1 (33.33%) SevOne