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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 94 95 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Contract jobs citing WAN 34 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 1.48% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 12.22% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £378 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +54.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £298 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £19.60 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £68.40 £65.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +5.26%
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
368 311 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.57% 12.12% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 139 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 40 56
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +15 16 £375 -16.66% 7
Cambridgeshire -14 8 £105 -67.69% 2
Suffolk +5 4 £200 -55.55%
Essex +11 3 £160 -54.28% 2
Norfolk - 2 £663 - 2
Bedfordshire -10 1 £275 -24.39% 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 70 (82.35%) LAN
2 39 (45.88%) Cisco
3 38 (44.71%) Windows
4 32 (37.65%) Firewall
5 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
6 23 (27.06%) Active Directory
7 22 (25.88%) ITIL
8 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (21.18%) Windows 7
10 17 (20.00%) MS Office
11 16 (18.82%) TCP/IP
11 16 (18.82%) VMware
12 15 (17.65%) Finance
12 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (16.47%) MPLS
14 13 (15.29%) VPN
14 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
14 13 (15.29%) Degree
15 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (14.12%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (14.12%) Wireless
16 11 (12.94%) CCNP
16 11 (12.94%) CCNA
16 11 (12.94%) Lync
16 11 (12.94%) F5
17 10 (11.76%) HP
17 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
17 10 (11.76%) SQL
17 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (12.94%) Lync
2 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) MS Office
2 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (82.35%) LAN
2 32 (37.65%) Firewall
3 16 (18.82%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.47%) MPLS
5 13 (15.29%) VPN
6 12 (14.12%) Wireless
7 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (9.41%) VoIP
9 7 (8.24%) Network Security
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.06%) DHCP
10 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
10 6 (7.06%) DNS
10 6 (7.06%) SAN
11 5 (5.88%) Internet
12 4 (4.71%) SSL
13 3 (3.53%) Extranet
13 3 (3.53%) IP Telephony
13 3 (3.53%) BGP
13 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.53%) Big Data
3 3 (3.53%) EDMS
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
4 2 (2.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.41%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) Network Support
6 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.71%) DBA
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.71%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) CGI
4 1 (1.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.18%) EJB
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) Handset
4 3 (3.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.18%) Open Source
6 1 (1.18%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) VLE
6 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.18%) SecurID
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) Windows 7
3 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.41%) Linux
6 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.06%) UNIX
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.53%) Android
10 2 (2.35%) zOS
10 2 (2.35%) AIX
11 1 (1.18%) Solaris
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
11 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.41%) Project Management
4 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.88%) SIEM
5 5 (5.88%) Analytics
5 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.71%) Process Management
6 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.71%) Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Change Control
7 3 (3.53%) Data Analytics
7 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.53%) Information Security
7 3 (3.53%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.35%) Service Management
8 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.35%) Document Management
8 2 (2.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
2 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.35%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) R
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.29%) Degree
3 11 (12.94%) CCNP
3 11 (12.94%) CCNA
4 5 (5.88%) MCSE
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.71%) CCIE
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
7 2 (2.35%) CCDP
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PMP
8 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CISM
8 1 (1.18%) CCSA
8 1 (1.18%) CCSE
8 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (27.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) vSphere
4 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.71%) XenServer
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.35%) ACF2
7 2 (2.35%) XenApp
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.35%) RACF
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.18%) Snort
8 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.18%) Firmware
8 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.18%) OpenView
2 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.18%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Cisco
2 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) VMware
4 11 (12.94%) F5
5 10 (11.76%) HP
5 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.59%) Avaya
7 7 (8.24%) Citrix
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle
9 5 (5.88%) Juniper
10 4 (4.71%) Dell
10 4 (4.71%) Polycom
10 4 (4.71%) McAfee
11 3 (3.53%) NetApp
11 3 (3.53%) Symantec
11 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.35%) IBM
12 2 (2.35%) Sophos
12 2 (2.35%) BT
12 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
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