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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.78% 2.92% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 14.81% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £675 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.61% -25.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -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 Canary Wharf region.

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.08% 19.71% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 7
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

WAN
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 17 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) FCoE
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) SRDF
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO