The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.47% 4.74% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 29.03% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Median daily rate £338 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.72% 16.32% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 14
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Median hourly rate - £42.46 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.91%
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 Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 9 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
Wimborne - 2 £363 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) BGP
3 8 (53.33%) Wireless
3 8 (53.33%) Network Management
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) CCNP
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) BGP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (53.33%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) IPv4
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) Intranet
7 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Network Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Trainer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Network Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) VMS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Network Management
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft