The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.85% - 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
- +1.62%
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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
9 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 17.31% 16.22% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Average daily rate £238 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £388 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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