The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.94% 2.94% 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 13.64% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £390 £393 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +180.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
WAN
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.55% 21.57% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £390 £393 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% -20.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £100.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 - £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper