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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.85% 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£170 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
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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
25 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.37% 16.06% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 15
Average daily rate £333 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 2014, 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%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (33.33%) InfiniBand
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) InfiniBand
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle