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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 31 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.55% 4.03% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 22.86% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £244 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £456 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £347
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -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
46 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.79% 17.63% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 20 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Wireless
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) CCNP
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) CCDP
7 4 (25.00%) CCIP
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
8 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (18.75%) Business Development
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) NICE Systems
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Genesys
8 3 (18.75%) C
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management

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 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) BGP
6 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.25%) Broadband
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) HSRP
6 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) TACACS
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Business Development
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCDP
3 4 (25.00%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Genesys
4 3 (18.75%) NICE Systems
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft