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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.49% 1.52% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 15.79% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £388 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +31.42%
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
47 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.22% 9.64% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 8
Median daily rate £393 £480 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +58.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £203 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.25 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +44.44%

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 1 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 June 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
Bournemouth -6 5 £400 -
Poole -1 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) TrustSec
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Avaya
7 2 (16.67%) Nokia
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) CCSE
7 2 (16.67%) CCSA
8 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (8.33%) Intranet
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) VLAN
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM

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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (8.33%) High Availability
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSE
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) TrustSec
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) VMware