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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 94 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs citing WAN 76 117 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.29% 2.01% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.45% 15.73% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 73
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -35.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.49% +30.00%
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
462 744 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.78% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 550 495
Median daily rate £463 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.01 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 97 (81.51%) LAN
2 69 (57.98%) Cisco
3 65 (54.62%) Firewall
4 40 (33.61%) Finance
5 35 (29.41%) Windows
5 35 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 30 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
8 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
8 22 (18.49%) DNS
8 22 (18.49%) Migration
8 22 (18.49%) Banking
9 21 (17.65%) Linux
10 19 (15.97%) VMware
10 19 (15.97%) Wireless
11 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (15.13%) CCNP
12 17 (14.29%) ITIL
12 17 (14.29%) SAN
13 16 (13.45%) Project Management
14 15 (12.61%) CheckPoint
14 15 (12.61%) Oracle
14 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
14 15 (12.61%) Unix
15 14 (11.76%) VPN
16 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
16 13 (10.92%) BGP
16 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.92%) Network Security
16 13 (10.92%) 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 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.52%) JBoss
4 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.04%) MS Office
2 3 (2.52%) MS Project
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) IaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (81.51%) LAN
2 65 (54.62%) Firewall
3 22 (18.49%) DNS
3 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
4 19 (15.97%) Wireless
5 17 (14.29%) SAN
6 14 (11.76%) VPN
7 13 (10.92%) BGP
7 13 (10.92%) Network Security
8 12 (10.08%) DHCP
9 11 (9.24%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (9.24%) IP Telephony
9 11 (9.24%) MPLS
10 10 (8.40%) LDAP
11 9 (7.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (6.72%) EIGRP
12 8 (6.72%) NAS
12 8 (6.72%) OSPF
12 8 (6.72%) VoIP
13 7 (5.88%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.52%) HBase
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.84%) DB2
4 1 (0.84%) OLAP
4 1 (0.84%) OLTP
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
General
1 40 (33.61%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Banking
3 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.52%) Law
7 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (22.69%) Network Engineer
2 23 (19.33%) Architect
3 17 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.08%) Network Architect
5 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.56%) Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (5.88%) Consultant
8 7 (5.88%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Network Consultant
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.36%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) HTML
2 6 (5.04%) Middleware
3 4 (3.36%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) .NET
5 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.84%) JMS
5 1 (0.84%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.84%) SOAP
5 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.84%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.36%) Statistics
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) PMI
6 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.84%) BYOD
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.41%) Windows
2 21 (17.65%) Linux
3 15 (12.61%) Unix
4 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.20%) Solaris
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.84%) CatOS
11 1 (0.84%) VMS
11 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) Migration
2 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.29%) ITIL
4 16 (13.45%) Project Management
5 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.40%) Network Design
7 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.72%) High Availability
8 8 (6.72%) Network Management
8 8 (6.72%) Software Delivery
9 6 (5.04%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.20%) Change Management
10 5 (4.20%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.36%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.36%) Benchmarking
11 4 (3.36%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.36%) TOGAF
12 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) Bash Shell
1 10 (8.40%) Python
2 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.72%) SQL
4 7 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (1.68%) Java
6 1 (0.84%) Korn
6 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (15.13%) CCNP
3 10 (8.40%) CCIE
3 10 (8.40%) PMI Certification
3 10 (8.40%) PMP
4 6 (5.04%) CCDE
4 6 (5.04%) Degree
5 5 (4.20%) CCNA
6 4 (3.36%) CCDP
6 4 (3.36%) CCSE
6 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) CCSP
7 3 (2.52%) CISSP
7 3 (2.52%) RHCA
7 3 (2.52%) RHCE
8 2 (1.68%) CCSA
8 2 (1.68%) CISM
8 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.84%) MiFID
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) NFS
3 7 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.36%) SRDF
6 4 (3.36%) Xen
7 3 (2.52%) KVM
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.68%) Firmware
8 2 (1.68%) Snort
8 2 (1.68%) UAG
9 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.84%) XenApp
9 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Ansible
2 6 (5.04%) Puppet
2 6 (5.04%) SCCM
3 4 (3.36%) Nagios
3 4 (3.36%) SCOM
4 3 (2.52%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.68%) Control-M
5 2 (1.68%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.68%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.84%) SCSM
6 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (57.98%) Cisco
2 19 (15.97%) VMware
3 15 (12.61%) CheckPoint
3 15 (12.61%) Oracle
4 12 (10.08%) Citrix
4 12 (10.08%) Juniper
5 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.56%) Avaya
6 9 (7.56%) F5
6 9 (7.56%) NetApp
7 8 (6.72%) HP
7 8 (6.72%) TOWER Software
8 7 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 7 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.04%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.20%) EMC
11 4 (3.36%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.36%) IBM
11 4 (3.36%) Intel
11 4 (3.36%) Nokia
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