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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 26 21
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 3.32% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.93% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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
14 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.58% 12.80% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Average daily rate £265 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Control-M
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Nortel
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec