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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.57% 6.29% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 40.91% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 4
Median daily rate £375 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

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
49 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.36% 15.38% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) Wireless
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) CCDP
6 4 (28.57%) CCIP
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) F5
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
7 3 (21.43%) Business Development
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Genesys
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) NICE Systems
7 3 (21.43%) Project Governance
7 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (7.14%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Telephony Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCDP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Genesys
3 3 (21.43%) NICE Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft