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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.85% 1.62% 10.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 10.42% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 26
Median daily rate - £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
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
28 48 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.86% 15.53% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 60
Median daily rate £150 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +135.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 -4 2 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
6 7 (53.85%) CCNA
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Network Design
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
7 6 (46.15%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Juniper
8 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 3 (23.08%) OSPF
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
8 3 (23.08%) High Availability
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
10 1 (7.69%) MCSE
10 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (7.69%) VoIP
10 1 (7.69%) DHCP
10 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
10 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Design
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) VMware