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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 39 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 3 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.09% 1.11% 14.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 7.32% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 32
Median daily rate £185 £361 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +1.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -26.66%
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
21 41 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.79% 15.19% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 56
Median daily rate £185 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £17.00 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 -2 3 £185 -48.78%
Plymouth - 2 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (27.27%) MPLS
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) CCNP
8 2 (18.18%) ISDN
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) MCSA

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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) ISDN
5 2 (18.18%) Skype
5 2 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Case Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) CCDA
5 2 (18.18%) CNA
5 2 (18.18%) CNE
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) Novell Certification
6 1 (9.09%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) SANS
6 1 (9.09%) SSCP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Nexpose
2 1 (9.09%) Nmap
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Novell
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Intel
6 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 1 (9.09%) Mercator
6 1 (9.09%) NetWitness
6 1 (9.09%) Qualys
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk