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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.32% 0.47% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 4.76% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£325 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
42 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.86% 9.91% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Average daily rate £250 £175 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -48.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £9.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.21% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £9.50 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 - 1 - - 4
Okehampton - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 43 (89.58%) Firewall
2 42 (87.50%) LAN
3 40 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (81.25%) Cisco
5 31 (64.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (60.42%) SC Cleared
6 29 (60.42%) Security Cleared
7 26 (54.17%) CCNP
7 26 (54.17%) MPLS
8 23 (47.92%) OSPF
8 23 (47.92%) ITIL
9 20 (41.67%) Network Design
10 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 15 (31.25%) Network Management
11 15 (31.25%) FTP
11 15 (31.25%) SNMP
11 15 (31.25%) Telnet
12 14 (29.17%) CCIE
12 14 (29.17%) CISSP
13 13 (27.08%) CCNA
13 13 (27.08%) Network Security
14 11 (22.92%) BGP
15 10 (20.83%) VPN
15 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
15 10 (20.83%) High Availability
16 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (16.67%) Juniper
17 8 (16.67%) Network Performance Management
17 8 (16.67%) Performance Management
17 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (89.58%) Firewall
2 42 (87.50%) LAN
3 31 (64.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (54.17%) MPLS
5 23 (47.92%) OSPF
6 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 15 (31.25%) FTP
7 15 (31.25%) SNMP
7 15 (31.25%) Telnet
8 13 (27.08%) Network Security
9 11 (22.92%) BGP
10 10 (20.83%) VPN
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (12.50%) VoIP
12 3 (6.25%) Internet
13 1 (2.08%) Wireless
13 1 (2.08%) IPsec
13 1 (2.08%) WLAN
13 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Network Specialist
2 14 (29.17%) Network Support
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Network Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) ITIL
2 20 (41.67%) Network Design
3 15 (31.25%) Network Management
4 10 (20.83%) High Availability
5 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) Network Performance Management
6 8 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (8.33%) Workflow
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.08%) ERP
Qualifications
1 40 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (60.42%) SC Cleared
2 29 (60.42%) Security Cleared
3 26 (54.17%) CCNP
4 14 (29.17%) CCIE
4 14 (29.17%) CISSP
5 13 (27.08%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) Juniper
2 8 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 6 (12.50%) Nokia
3 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
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