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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.76% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 4.55% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
WAN
London

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 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.92% 16.67% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Average daily rate £500 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +50.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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

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 28 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (25.00%) Postfix
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Database Theory
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) iptables
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware