The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 14 21
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 4.55% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 18.18% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
WAN
Essex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 8.96% 25.00% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 19
Median daily rate £175 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +8.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +153.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

WAN
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Colchester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat