The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Devon region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.85% 1.85% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 10.34% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£215 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.25% 17.90% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 1
Average daily rate £250 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WAN
South West

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 22 July 2014. 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 - - - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) NHS
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) Avaya
6 1 (14.29%) Primavera
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) CCIP
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) Documentum

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Documentum
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Primavera
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve