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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / Croydon
Rank 24 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.14% 3.59% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 27.59% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £551 £468 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% +274.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.06 £20.00 £22.59
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -11.44%

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
52 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.21% 13.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 12
Median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £260 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 19 January 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 31 (96.88%) SC Cleared
1 31 (96.88%) Security Cleared
2 30 (93.75%) Firewall
3 26 (81.25%) LAN
4 25 (78.13%) VMware
5 24 (75.00%) Cisco
6 23 (71.88%) Identity Access Management
7 18 (56.25%) AlienVault
7 18 (56.25%) Security Operations
7 18 (56.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 18 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (56.25%) PCI DSS
7 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (56.25%) vSphere
7 18 (56.25%) SIEM
7 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 18 (56.25%) Nessus
8 16 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
9 13 (40.63%) RMADS
10 12 (37.50%) Patch Management
10 12 (37.50%) VPN
11 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
12 10 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (25.00%) BC Cleared
14 8 (25.00%) Oracle

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 (21.88%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) Firewall
2 26 (81.25%) LAN
3 18 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 16 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (37.50%) VPN
6 7 (21.88%) DNS
6 7 (21.88%) SNMP
7 5 (15.63%) MPLS
7 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (15.63%) SSL
7 5 (15.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Bitbucket
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Operational Security Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Architect
5 5 (15.63%) AWS Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Operations Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Web Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) ELK Stack
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.88%) PKI
3 5 (15.63%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Identity Access Management
2 18 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (56.25%) Security Operations
2 18 (56.25%) SIEM
3 16 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (37.50%) Patch Management
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.63%) High Availability
7 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
7 5 (15.63%) Server Building
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.13%) Process Management
9 1 (3.13%) Release Management
9 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) SC Cleared
1 31 (96.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (25.00%) BC Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
5 4 (12.50%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) CCNP
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.50%) MCITP
5 4 (12.50%) MCP
5 4 (12.50%) MCSE
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 13 (40.63%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (56.25%) vSphere
2 7 (21.88%) Docker
3 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Nessus
1 18 (56.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (21.88%) Ansible
2 7 (21.88%) Consul
2 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 7 (21.88%) Packer
2 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Rsyslog
2 7 (21.88%) Terraform
2 7 (21.88%) yum
2 7 (21.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 24 (75.00%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) AlienVault
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 7 (21.88%) AppDynamics
5 7 (21.88%) Atlassian
5 7 (21.88%) CA
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix