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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.21% 2.05% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£283 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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
50 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 23.36% 16.41% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 12
Average daily rate £250 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £320 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -67.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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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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 -2 4 £315 -
Plymouth +3 1 - - 1
Newton Abbot - 1 £225 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) PDA
5 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) PDA
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix