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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.48% - 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £520 - £423
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 - £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.56% 16.78% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 20
Average daily rate £520 £425 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WAN
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 4 (36.36%) SRDF
3 4 (36.36%) FCoE
3 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Multicast
3 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) NFS
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Intel
3 4 (36.36%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Lync
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) NAS
2 4 (36.36%) FCoE
2 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (36.36%) Multicast
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) H.323
3 2 (18.18%) PBX
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) IT Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Procurement Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) SRDF
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) Intel
2 4 (36.36%) Avaya
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Nortel
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
4 1 (9.09%) 29West