The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 100 64
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -36
Contract jobs citing WAN 76 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.76% 1.35% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.39% 9.48% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 27
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£350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £465 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.61% +54.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £13.90 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £34.55 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 422 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.14% 14.20% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 200 138
Average daily rate £315 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £177 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 76
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.86 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

WAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Hertfordshire +16 25 £375 +33.92% 12
Cambridgeshire +4 20 £325 +42.85% 15
Bedfordshire +16 13 £456 +92.10% 5
Essex +7 10 £375 +25.00% 6
Norfolk +1 7 £331 -3.63% 1
Suffolk +11 2 £200 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 100 (88.50%) LAN
2 48 (42.48%) Cisco
3 43 (38.05%) Windows
3 43 (38.05%) Firewall
4 34 (30.09%) Active Directory
5 26 (23.01%) ITIL
6 25 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (22.12%) VMware
7 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
8 21 (18.58%) VPN
8 21 (18.58%) Wireless
9 20 (17.70%) Citrix
10 18 (15.93%) HP
10 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (15.93%) MS Exchange
11 17 (15.04%) CCNP
11 17 (15.04%) SQL
11 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (14.16%) Linux
13 15 (13.27%) VoIP
13 15 (13.27%) SAN
13 15 (13.27%) MPLS
14 14 (12.39%) MS Office
15 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
15 13 (11.50%) UNIX
15 13 (11.50%) Internet
15 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
15 13 (11.50%) Finance
15 13 (11.50%) Migration

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.08%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.31%) IIS
6 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.65%) Lync
7 3 (2.65%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Office
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) TeleForm
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (88.50%) LAN
2 43 (38.05%) Firewall
3 21 (18.58%) VPN
3 21 (18.58%) Wireless
4 15 (13.27%) VoIP
4 15 (13.27%) SAN
4 15 (13.27%) MPLS
5 13 (11.50%) Internet
6 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
7 10 (8.85%) BGP
8 9 (7.96%) OSPF
8 9 (7.96%) DHCP
8 9 (7.96%) DNS
9 8 (7.08%) Network Security
10 7 (6.19%) SSL
10 7 (6.19%) IP Telephony
10 7 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.31%) VLAN
11 6 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (5.31%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) MS Access
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) DB2
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.77%) Trac
3 1 (0.88%) MSI
3 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.88%) Redmine
3 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
1 13 (11.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
2 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.88%) French Language
4 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Network Engineer
3 11 (9.73%) Administrator
4 10 (8.85%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Network Support
10 4 (3.54%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.77%) CGI
3 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) EJB
4 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Statistics
2 5 (4.42%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.42%) Clustering
2 5 (4.42%) CMDB
2 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.42%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) VLE
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Handset
6 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) CCTV
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.05%) Windows
2 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.16%) Linux
5 13 (11.50%) UNIX
5 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.65%) zOS
9 3 (2.65%) AIX
9 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.65%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.77%) HPUX
10 2 (1.77%) Solaris
10 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) ITIL
2 13 (11.50%) Migration
3 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.85%) Change Control
4 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.96%) Project Management
5 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.96%) Network Management
6 7 (6.19%) Service Management
6 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.31%) SIEM
7 6 (5.31%) Analytics
8 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.54%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.54%) Information Security
9 4 (3.54%) Process Management
10 3 (2.65%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.54%) Python
3 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.77%) C
4 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.88%) Korn
5 1 (0.88%) R
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (15.04%) CCNP
3 13 (11.50%) Degree
4 11 (9.73%) CCNA
5 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.08%) MCSE
5 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.31%) CCIE
7 4 (3.54%) RHCA
7 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.54%) RHCE
8 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) MCITP
9 2 (1.77%) CISM
9 2 (1.77%) CCDP
9 2 (1.77%) SSCP
9 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.77%) COBIT
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (30.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.96%) VMware ESX
4 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.08%) vSphere
5 5 (4.42%) XenServer
6 3 (2.65%) RACF
6 3 (2.65%) ACF2
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.77%) XenApp
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.88%) Firmware
8 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.88%) OpenView
3 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 48 (42.48%) Cisco
2 25 (22.12%) VMware
3 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.70%) Citrix
5 18 (15.93%) HP
6 10 (8.85%) NetApp
7 8 (7.08%) Lotus
7 8 (7.08%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle
9 5 (4.42%) CA
9 5 (4.42%) Avaya
9 5 (4.42%) F5
10 4 (3.54%) WorldPay
10 4 (3.54%) Mitel
10 4 (3.54%) McAfee
10 4 (3.54%) Juniper
11 3 (2.65%) IBM
11 3 (2.65%) Sun
11 3 (2.65%) BT
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