The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Docklands, London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.36% - 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% - 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£525 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.33% 9.09% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 21
Average daily rate £525 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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

WAN
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

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Multicast
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (25.00%) H.323
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) PBX
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Multicast
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) H.323
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) FCoE
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) SRDF
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) 29West
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase