The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.28% 1.42% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.00% 7.79% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
WAN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 77 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.25% 18.20% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 65 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Broadband
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) APMP
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) BT
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Broadband
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) TACACS
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) APMP
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) CCDP
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) CCIP
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) BT
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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