The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.93% 2.25% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 12.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £473 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.29% 17.98% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 12
Median daily rate £450 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Croydon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (53.33%) RMADS
4 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Nessus
4 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (53.33%) Patch Management
4 8 (53.33%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (53.33%) AlienVault
4 8 (53.33%) Security Operations
4 8 (53.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Network Communications Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Identity Access Management
1 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (53.33%) Patch Management
1 8 (53.33%) Security Operations
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
1 8 (53.33%) RMADS
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (53.33%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nessus
1 8 (53.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) AlienVault
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) FireEye
6 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.67%) Motorola
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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