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 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / Croydon
Rank 21 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.21% 1.80% 5.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.40% 16.67% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £475 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +280.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +21.70%

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
47 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.27% 10.79% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 21
Median daily rate £463 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 25 (92.59%) SC Cleared
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 24 (88.89%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) LAN
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 17 (62.96%) VMware
5 15 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (48.15%) VPN
7 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
8 10 (37.04%) vSphere
8 10 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (37.04%) SIEM
8 10 (37.04%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (37.04%) Nessus
8 10 (37.04%) AlienVault
8 10 (37.04%) Security Operations
8 10 (37.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (29.63%) DNS
10 8 (29.63%) Oracle
11 7 (25.93%) Apache
11 7 (25.93%) SNMP
11 7 (25.93%) CA

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 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) LAN
3 13 (48.15%) VPN
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 9 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) SNMP
8 6 (22.22%) SSL
9 5 (18.52%) MPLS
9 5 (18.52%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (18.52%) VLAN
10 3 (11.11%) Wireless
11 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
11 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (3.70%) DHCP
11 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (3.70%) Internet
11 1 (3.70%) IPsec
11 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Bitbucket
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory Architect
3 5 (18.52%) AWS Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Web Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
1 7 (25.93%) PKI
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (37.04%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (37.04%) Security Operations
2 10 (37.04%) SIEM
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
5 5 (18.52%) Server Building
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) BCP
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Process Management
8 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) SC Cleared
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (18.52%) CCIE
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) CCNP
5 4 (14.81%) BC Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) MCITP
5 4 (14.81%) MCP
5 4 (14.81%) MCSE
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
2 5 (18.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (37.04%) vSphere
2 7 (25.93%) Docker
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Nessus
1 10 (37.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
2 7 (25.93%) Consul
2 7 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 7 (25.93%) Packer
2 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Rsyslog
2 7 (25.93%) Terraform
2 7 (25.93%) yum
2 7 (25.93%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) AlienVault
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) AppDynamics
5 7 (25.93%) Atlassian
5 7 (25.93%) CA
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) F5
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
8 1 (3.70%) Avaya
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) FireEye
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire