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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing WAN 76 135 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.23% 2.28% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 17.72% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 104 68
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 £352 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £70.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -76.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.35% -4.28%
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
532 762 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.64% 12.87% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 565 480
Median daily rate £468 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 105 (78.95%) LAN
2 79 (59.40%) Cisco
3 71 (53.38%) Firewall
4 47 (35.34%) Finance
5 40 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
6 38 (28.57%) Windows
7 29 (21.80%) Banking
8 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 26 (19.55%) DNS
10 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
10 24 (18.05%) CCNP
11 23 (17.29%) Migration
11 23 (17.29%) VMware
12 22 (16.54%) Wireless
12 22 (16.54%) Linux
13 21 (15.79%) ITIL
14 20 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (13.53%) SAN
15 18 (13.53%) CheckPoint
16 17 (12.78%) MPLS
16 17 (12.78%) Project Management
17 16 (12.03%) Citrix
17 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
18 15 (11.28%) Oracle
18 15 (11.28%) Unix
18 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (10.53%) Network Security
19 14 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
19 14 (10.53%) DHCP

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 7 (5.26%) IIS
2 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.01%) Apache
3 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.26%) JBoss
4 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) IaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (78.95%) LAN
2 71 (53.38%) Firewall
3 26 (19.55%) DNS
4 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
5 22 (16.54%) Wireless
6 18 (13.53%) SAN
7 17 (12.78%) MPLS
8 14 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (10.53%) DHCP
8 14 (10.53%) Network Security
8 14 (10.53%) VPN
9 11 (8.27%) BGP
9 11 (8.27%) IP Telephony
10 10 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (7.52%) LDAP
11 9 (6.77%) Internet
11 9 (6.77%) NAS
12 8 (6.02%) EIGRP
12 8 (6.02%) VoIP
13 7 (5.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.26%) HBase
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) OLAP
4 1 (0.75%) OLTP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 47 (35.34%) Finance
2 29 (21.80%) Banking
3 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.51%) Legal
5 5 (3.76%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.76%) Law
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (24.06%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Architect
3 18 (13.53%) Network Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (6.77%) Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) Programme Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (4.51%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) Middleware
2 7 (5.26%) HTML
3 5 (3.76%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.26%) Web Services
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.75%) .NET
6 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.75%) JMS
6 1 (0.75%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.75%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.75%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) Clustering
2 8 (6.02%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.51%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) PMI
6 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.26%) Replication
6 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.50%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.50%) Equities
7 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.50%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.50%) Statistics
7 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.57%) Windows
2 22 (16.54%) Linux
3 15 (11.28%) Unix
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.76%) Solaris
8 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.75%) Android
11 1 (0.75%) CatOS
11 1 (0.75%) VMS
11 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) Migration
2 21 (15.79%) ITIL
3 20 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.78%) Project Management
5 14 (10.53%) Network Design
6 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.27%) Network Management
7 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.77%) High Availability
9 8 (6.02%) Change Management
9 8 (6.02%) Software Delivery
10 6 (4.51%) ITIL V3
10 6 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.76%) Change Control
11 5 (3.76%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.76%) Network Architecture
11 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.76%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) Python
2 10 (7.52%) Bash Shell
2 10 (7.52%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.02%) Perl
3 8 (6.02%) SQL
4 2 (1.50%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) Korn
5 1 (0.75%) Ruby
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (18.05%) CCNP
3 14 (10.53%) CCIE
4 12 (9.02%) PMI Certification
4 12 (9.02%) PMP
5 10 (7.52%) CCDE
6 8 (6.02%) CCNA
7 6 (4.51%) CCSE
8 5 (3.76%) CCSP
9 4 (3.01%) CCDP
9 4 (3.01%) Degree
10 3 (2.26%) CCSA
10 3 (2.26%) RHCA
10 3 (2.26%) RHCE
10 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.50%) CISSP
11 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) MiFID
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) NFS
3 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.76%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.01%) SRDF
6 4 (3.01%) Xen
7 3 (2.26%) Firmware
7 3 (2.26%) KVM
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.50%) UAG
8 2 (1.50%) XenApp
9 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.75%) Snort
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) Ansible
2 6 (4.51%) Puppet
2 6 (4.51%) SCCM
3 5 (3.76%) Nagios
4 4 (3.01%) SCOM
5 3 (2.26%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.50%) Control-M
6 2 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.50%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.75%) SCSM
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (59.40%) Cisco
2 23 (17.29%) VMware
3 18 (13.53%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.03%) Citrix
5 15 (11.28%) Oracle
6 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.52%) Juniper
8 9 (6.77%) F5
8 9 (6.77%) NetApp
9 8 (6.02%) Avaya
9 8 (6.02%) HP
9 8 (6.02%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.02%) Riverbed
9 8 (6.02%) TOWER Software
10 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.76%) EMC
12 4 (3.01%) IBM
12 4 (3.01%) Intel
12 4 (3.01%) NICE Systems
12 4 (3.01%) Nokia
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