The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.73% 0.96% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 7.32% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
WAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.29% 13.10% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 12
Average daily rate £350 £208 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +284.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Devon region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Devon

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Devon region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware