The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.61% - 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£525 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.00% 7.26% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 24
Average daily rate £525 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £368 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £523 £676
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) H.323
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) H.323
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) InfiniBand
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) International Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec