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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.59% 2.14% 6.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 7.89% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £431 £313 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £423 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
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
39 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.48% 27.14% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 15
Median daily rate £393 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Communications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) VMware