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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / City of London
Rank 91 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 62 39 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 1.29% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.62% 12.00% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 50
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £26.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% +41.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
397 325 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.46% 10.73% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 226 491
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for WAN.

1 96 (89.72%) LAN
2 67 (62.62%) Cisco
3 47 (43.93%) Firewall
4 38 (35.51%) Data Centre
5 30 (28.04%) Finance
6 28 (26.17%) Windows
7 23 (21.50%) MPLS
8 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (20.56%) VPN
8 22 (20.56%) Wireless
9 21 (19.63%) Citrix
9 21 (19.63%) CCNP
9 21 (19.63%) Internet
10 20 (18.69%) VMware
11 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
12 17 (15.89%) TCP/IP
13 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
13 16 (14.95%) ITIL
13 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (14.02%) Migration
14 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
14 15 (14.02%) CheckPoint
15 14 (13.08%) Banking
15 14 (13.08%) Network Security
16 13 (12.15%) Load Balancing
16 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
16 13 (12.15%) Service Management
16 13 (12.15%) DNS
16 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
17 12 (11.21%) Linux

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 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) JBoss
2 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.41%) SaaS
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.54%) PaaS
5 4 (3.74%) IaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Office 365
6 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (89.72%) LAN
2 47 (43.93%) Firewall
3 23 (21.50%) MPLS
4 22 (20.56%) VPN
4 22 (20.56%) Wireless
5 21 (19.63%) Internet
6 17 (15.89%) TCP/IP
7 14 (13.08%) Network Security
8 13 (12.15%) DNS
9 11 (10.28%) BGP
9 11 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (10.28%) OSPF
10 10 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (9.35%) DHCP
10 10 (9.35%) SAN
10 10 (9.35%) WLAN
11 8 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (6.54%) SSL
13 6 (5.61%) SNMP
13 6 (5.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) DB2
2 2 (1.87%) MySQL
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) HBase
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Architect
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (8.41%) Network Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Programme Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Network Support
12 3 (2.80%) Business Systems Analyst
12 3 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.74%) Middleware
3 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) .NET
4 2 (1.87%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) PMI
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.80%) Clustering
6 3 (2.80%) CMDB
6 3 (2.80%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) Replication
6 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.87%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.21%) Linux
4 7 (6.54%) Unix
5 4 (3.74%) Solaris
6 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) ITIL
1 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (14.02%) Migration
3 13 (12.15%) Load Balancing
3 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
3 13 (12.15%) Service Management
4 9 (8.41%) Project Management
5 8 (7.48%) Change Management
6 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.61%) Network Management
7 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.61%) Validation
8 5 (4.67%) High Availability
8 5 (4.67%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.74%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.74%) Database Security
9 4 (3.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) SQL
2 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.61%) Python
3 5 (4.67%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.87%) Java
5 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (19.63%) CCNP
3 12 (11.21%) PMI Certification
3 12 (11.21%) PMP
4 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.61%) CCIE
7 5 (4.67%) CCNA
8 3 (2.80%) CCDP
8 3 (2.80%) CCSE
8 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.87%) CCSA
9 2 (1.87%) CCSP
9 2 (1.87%) CISSP
9 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.93%) CCDA
10 1 (0.93%) CCVP
10 1 (0.93%) Degree
10 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (1.87%) COBIT
4 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) KVM
4 3 (2.80%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.80%) Xen
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.87%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) SRDF
6 1 (0.93%) vCloud
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Ansible
1 3 (2.80%) OPNET
1 3 (2.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.93%) Control-M
2 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.93%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.93%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 67 (62.62%) Cisco
2 21 (19.63%) Citrix
3 20 (18.69%) VMware
4 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.02%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.35%) Oracle
7 8 (7.48%) F5
7 8 (7.48%) Riverbed
7 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.54%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.61%) Juniper
9 6 (5.61%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.67%) Aruba
10 5 (4.67%) IBM
10 5 (4.67%) Meraki
11 4 (3.74%) WorldPay
12 3 (2.80%) Avaya
12 3 (2.80%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.80%) NetScout
12 3 (2.80%) Nortel
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