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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 75 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.20% 1.55% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 10.68% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 12
Average daily rate £375 £205 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -43.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £106 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £23.80 £68.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
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
330 365 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 14.53% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 175 153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 66 48
Average hourly rate £40.13 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.51% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.90 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +17 22 £350 +164.15% 8
Hertfordshire +20 21 £363 -8.80% 15
Bedfordshire +13 10 £500 +300.00% 3
Essex +1 10 £420 +130.13% 7
Norfolk -7 7 £383 -42.26% 5
Suffolk +7 3 £363 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (83.09%) LAN
2 76 (55.88%) Cisco
3 62 (45.59%) Firewall
4 42 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (28.68%) Windows
6 36 (26.47%) Data Centre
7 30 (22.06%) CCNP
8 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
9 25 (18.38%) TCP/IP
9 25 (18.38%) VPN
9 25 (18.38%) CheckPoint
10 24 (17.65%) ITIL
11 22 (16.18%) DNS
12 21 (15.44%) CCNA
13 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
13 19 (13.97%) VoIP
13 19 (13.97%) MPLS
13 19 (13.97%) Network Security
14 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
14 18 (13.24%) Juniper
15 17 (12.50%) Linux
16 16 (11.76%) Internet
16 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
16 16 (11.76%) Finance
16 16 (11.76%) VMware
17 15 (11.03%) Wireless
17 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
18 14 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (10.29%) OSPF
18 14 (10.29%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.21%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) IaaS
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.94%) Office 365
4 3 (2.21%) SaaS
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (83.09%) LAN
2 62 (45.59%) Firewall
3 25 (18.38%) TCP/IP
3 25 (18.38%) VPN
4 22 (16.18%) DNS
5 19 (13.97%) MPLS
5 19 (13.97%) Network Security
5 19 (13.97%) VoIP
6 16 (11.76%) Internet
7 15 (11.03%) Wireless
8 14 (10.29%) OSPF
8 14 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (9.56%) BGP
10 12 (8.82%) VLAN
11 11 (8.09%) EIGRP
12 10 (7.35%) IPsec
13 8 (5.88%) IP Telephony
14 7 (5.15%) FTP
14 7 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (5.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.21%) MS Access
3 3 (2.21%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.21%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) OLTP
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (11.76%) Finance
1 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.41%) Advertising
3 5 (3.68%) Local Government
3 5 (3.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.97%) Analyst
3 13 (9.56%) Architect
4 11 (8.09%) Consultant
5 9 (6.62%) IT Support
5 9 (6.62%) Network Support
5 9 (6.62%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Administrator
7 7 (5.15%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.15%) Network Administrator
7 7 (5.15%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Cisco Support
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) .NET
2 3 (2.21%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.21%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.68%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.68%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.21%) Clustering
4 3 (2.21%) CMDB
4 3 (2.21%) iSeries
5 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.47%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) BYOD
6 1 (0.74%) e-Health
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.68%) Windows
2 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.50%) Linux
4 12 (8.82%) Unix
5 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.74%) Solaris
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Project Management
3 11 (8.09%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.35%) Patch Management
5 9 (6.62%) Network Design
6 8 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (5.15%) High Availability
7 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.15%) Migration
8 6 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (4.41%) Change Control
8 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.41%) Validation
9 5 (3.68%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.68%) Network Management
9 5 (3.68%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (3.68%) Security Operations
9 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.21%) ABAP
1 3 (2.21%) Java
1 3 (2.21%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.74%) C
3 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (22.06%) CCNP
3 21 (15.44%) CCNA
4 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) CCSA
5 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.35%) JNCIP
7 6 (4.41%) JNCIE
8 5 (3.68%) CCSE
8 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.68%) JNCIA
8 5 (3.68%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.94%) MCSE
9 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.21%) MCSA
10 3 (2.21%) VCP5
10 3 (2.21%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
4 2 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (2.94%) Nessus
3 3 (2.21%) SCCM
4 2 (1.47%) Nagios
4 2 (1.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 76 (55.88%) Cisco
2 25 (18.38%) CheckPoint
3 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.24%) Juniper
5 16 (11.76%) VMware
6 11 (8.09%) Citrix
7 9 (6.62%) F5
8 8 (5.88%) Avaya
8 8 (5.88%) HP
9 7 (5.15%) Nortel
10 5 (3.68%) Dell
10 5 (3.68%) Siemens
11 4 (2.94%) Aruba
11 4 (2.94%) Mitel
11 4 (2.94%) NetApp
11 4 (2.94%) Splunk
12 3 (2.21%) Ciena
12 3 (2.21%) EMC
12 3 (2.21%) Meraki
12 3 (2.21%) Remedy
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