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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.09% 1.79% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% 16.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
23 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.86% 11.21% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 12
Average daily rate £325 £215 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -40.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 2 £388 +72.22%
Weymouth - 2 £268 - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) Nokia
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) CCSE
6 2 (16.67%) CCSA
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Military
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) CCIE
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) HND

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 4 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
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