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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.13% 2.07% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 10.81% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £483 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.09% +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.04% 19.17% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 17
Median daily rate £459 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (83.33%) LAN
4 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
5 13 (72.22%) RMADS
5 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
5 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (72.22%) vSphere
5 13 (72.22%) VMware
5 13 (72.22%) Nessus
5 13 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (72.22%) SIEM
5 13 (72.22%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (72.22%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (72.22%) AlienVault
5 13 (72.22%) Security Operations
5 13 (72.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (66.67%) Patch Management
7 11 (61.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (61.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (44.44%) BC Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
8 8 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (22.22%) F5
9 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 4 (22.22%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (83.33%) LAN
4 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
5 11 (61.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) SSL
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (11.11%) IPsec
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.56%) MPLS
9 1 (5.56%) OSPF
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Operational Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Identity Access Management
1 13 (72.22%) Kalman Filter
1 13 (72.22%) Security Operations
1 13 (72.22%) SIEM
2 12 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 11 (61.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (5.56%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) BC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
1 13 (72.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (72.22%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Nessus
1 13 (72.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) AlienVault
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) FireEye
5 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.56%) Motorola
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds