The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 125 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 42 51 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.48% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 14.13% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 70
Median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £488 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% +29.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -20.00%
WAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
426 361 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 10.47% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 272 544
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
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 the City of London

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 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 City of London region with a requirement for WAN.

1 84 (80.77%) LAN
2 63 (60.58%) Cisco
3 43 (41.35%) Firewall
4 38 (36.54%) Finance
4 38 (36.54%) Data Centre
5 32 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (25.00%) CCNP
7 25 (24.04%) Windows
8 24 (23.08%) Banking
9 22 (21.15%) MPLS
10 20 (19.23%) VPN
11 18 (17.31%) Citrix
11 18 (17.31%) Wireless
11 18 (17.31%) VMware
12 17 (16.35%) Network Security
13 16 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (15.38%) CheckPoint
13 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 15 (14.42%) DNS
14 15 (14.42%) ITIL
14 15 (14.42%) Project Management
14 15 (14.42%) Migration
14 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (13.46%) Internet
15 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
15 14 (13.46%) Linux
15 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
15 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
16 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
16 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (4.81%) JBoss
1 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.85%) IIS
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.65%) SaaS
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.81%) PaaS
5 4 (3.85%) IaaS
5 4 (3.85%) Office 365
6 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (80.77%) LAN
2 43 (41.35%) Firewall
3 22 (21.15%) MPLS
4 20 (19.23%) VPN
5 18 (17.31%) Wireless
6 17 (16.35%) Network Security
7 16 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (14.42%) DNS
9 14 (13.46%) Internet
9 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
10 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (11.54%) SAN
11 11 (10.58%) DHCP
12 9 (8.65%) BGP
12 9 (8.65%) OSPF
13 8 (7.69%) WLAN
14 7 (6.73%) Ethernet
14 7 (6.73%) IPsec
14 7 (6.73%) SNMP
14 7 (6.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) DB2
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.96%) HBase
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP
4 1 (0.96%) OLTP
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 24 (23.08%) Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.77%) Legal
5 5 (4.81%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.81%) Law
5 5 (4.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Network Engineer
2 22 (21.15%) Architect
3 15 (14.42%) Network Architect
4 10 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.65%) Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (8.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Programme Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Senior Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 5 (4.81%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Network Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) Middleware
2 8 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.88%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) JMS
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) PMI
4 4 (3.85%) Clustering
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.88%) CMDB
5 3 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.88%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.92%) Equities
6 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Linux
3 8 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.73%) Unix
5 5 (4.81%) Solaris
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) CentOS
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) ITIL
1 15 (14.42%) Migration
1 15 (14.42%) Project Management
1 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.58%) Network Management
5 10 (9.62%) Change Management
6 9 (8.65%) Problem Management
6 9 (8.65%) Service Management
7 8 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 8 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.73%) Network Design
9 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.81%) High Availability
10 5 (4.81%) Information Security
10 5 (4.81%) ITSM
10 5 (4.81%) Validation
11 4 (3.85%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) Python
1 7 (6.73%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) Perl
2 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.88%) Java
5 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (10.58%) CCIE
3 11 (10.58%) PMI Certification
3 11 (10.58%) PMP
4 8 (7.69%) CCNA
5 7 (6.73%) CCSE
6 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.81%) CCDE
8 4 (3.85%) CCSP
8 4 (3.85%) CISSP
9 3 (2.88%) CCSA
10 2 (1.92%) CCDP
10 2 (1.92%) Degree
10 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) COBIT
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.81%) Xen
5 4 (3.85%) KVM
6 3 (2.88%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.88%) XenApp
7 2 (1.92%) Firmware
7 2 (1.92%) NFS
7 2 (1.92%) SRDF
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) SCCM
2 3 (2.88%) Ansible
2 3 (2.88%) OPNET
3 2 (1.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.96%) Control-M
4 1 (0.96%) EnCase
4 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.96%) Nagios
4 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (60.58%) Cisco
2 18 (17.31%) Citrix
2 18 (17.31%) VMware
3 16 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle
5 10 (9.62%) Palo Alto
6 9 (8.65%) F5
7 8 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 7 (6.73%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.73%) Juniper
8 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.77%) IBM
10 5 (4.81%) Meraki
11 4 (3.85%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.85%) NetApp
12 3 (2.88%) Aruba
12 3 (2.88%) EMC
12 3 (2.88%) NetScout
12 3 (2.88%) WorldPay
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