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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.75% 5.49% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 28.13% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £528 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% +16.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.00%
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
72 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.59% 19.51% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 10
Median daily rate £495 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £260 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 26 (92.86%) Firewall
2 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 23 (82.14%) VMware
4 22 (78.57%) Cisco
5 21 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (64.29%) PCI DSS
6 18 (64.29%) vSphere
6 18 (64.29%) SIEM
6 18 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (64.29%) Identity Access Management
6 18 (64.29%) AlienVault
6 18 (64.29%) Security Operations
6 18 (64.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
6 18 (64.29%) Nessus
6 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (46.43%) RMADS
8 13 (46.43%) DV Cleared
9 12 (42.86%) Patch Management
10 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
11 8 (28.57%) VPN
11 8 (28.57%) DNS
11 8 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (28.57%) BC Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (17.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) Firewall
2 24 (85.71%) LAN
3 21 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) SNMP
8 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
8 3 (10.71%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) Network Security
8 3 (10.71%) SSL
8 3 (10.71%) Wireless
9 2 (7.14%) IPsec
10 1 (3.57%) BGP
10 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.57%) SAN
10 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Web Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Identity Access Management
1 18 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
1 18 (64.29%) Security Operations
1 18 (64.29%) SIEM
2 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) BCP
7 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) DV Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) BC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (64.29%) PCI DSS
2 13 (46.43%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (64.29%) vSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Nessus
1 18 (64.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) Consul
2 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (17.86%) Packer
2 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Rsyslog
2 5 (17.86%) Terraform
2 5 (17.86%) yum
2 5 (17.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 18 (64.29%) AlienVault
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) AppDynamics
5 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
5 5 (17.86%) CA
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) F5
8 2 (7.14%) FireEye
8 2 (7.14%) Juniper
8 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.57%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) Motorola