The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.50% 1.15% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 10.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £175 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.42% -5.00%
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
25 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.50% 11.49% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Average daily rate £265 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £38.90 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 5 - - 2
Poole - - - - 1
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) SCOM
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (10.00%) ADSL
7 1 (10.00%) CCNP
7 1 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Nortel
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Avaya
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) ADSL
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Wintel Support
2 4 (40.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago