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 29 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.60% 3.13% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 28.57% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £303 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -5.47%
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
26 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.54% 10.94% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 32
Average daily rate £335 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £14.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +187.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

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 29 June 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
Poole -4 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) ATM
3 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
3 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
3 4 (36.36%) OAuth
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Aerospace

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 4 (36.36%) ATM
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
1 4 (36.36%) OAuth
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
1 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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