The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.41% 3.76% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.48% 18.18% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -21.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +44.44%
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
29 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 15.68% 20.66% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 20
Median daily rate £400 £228 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% +19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.15% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +8 6 £388 +23.01% 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) High Availability
8 2 (15.38%) ISO 14001
8 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
8 2 (15.38%) MPLS
8 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 2 (15.38%) BGP
9 1 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (7.69%) Remedy
9 1 (7.69%) C
9 1 (7.69%) MS Office
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (7.69%) Juniper
9 1 (7.69%) Service Management
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Information Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Operations Manager
3 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
3 4 (30.77%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Support
6 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 14001
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy