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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 56 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +35
Contract jobs citing WAN 58 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.56% 3.03% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 20.58% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 29
Median daily rate £325 £381 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +117.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £206 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £453 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £29.61 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.40% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
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
383 379 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 14.72% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 195 283
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 17 £325 +16.07% 3
Bedfordshire +4 15 £495 +16.47% 1
Hertfordshire -11 12 £335 +16.52% 6
Suffolk - 8 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £400 -3.03% 7
Norfolk +9 1 £160 -72.17%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for WAN.

1 130 (85.53%) LAN
2 86 (56.58%) Cisco
3 69 (45.39%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (40.79%) Firewall
5 45 (29.61%) CCNA
6 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 38 (25.00%) WLAN
8 36 (23.68%) Network Security
9 30 (19.74%) Strategic Planning
9 30 (19.74%) Data Centre
10 29 (19.08%) Wireless
10 29 (19.08%) CCNP
10 29 (19.08%) CheckPoint
10 29 (19.08%) Internet
11 27 (17.76%) Windows
12 26 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
13 25 (16.45%) VPN
13 25 (16.45%) NHS
13 25 (16.45%) VMware
14 24 (15.79%) MS Office
14 24 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
15 23 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (14.47%) Citrix
16 22 (14.47%) Load Balancing
17 21 (13.82%) Data Analysis
18 20 (13.16%) MCSE
18 20 (13.16%) Spreadsheet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.63%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) GroupWise
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.32%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (15.79%) MS Office
2 20 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.26%) Office 365
2 7 (4.61%) IaaS
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (85.53%) LAN
2 62 (40.79%) Firewall
3 38 (25.00%) WLAN
4 36 (23.68%) Network Security
5 29 (19.08%) Internet
5 29 (19.08%) Wireless
6 25 (16.45%) VPN
7 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (11.18%) OSPF
8 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
9 15 (9.87%) BGP
9 15 (9.87%) DNS
10 14 (9.21%) MPLS
11 13 (8.55%) VoIP
12 12 (7.89%) EIGRP
13 10 (6.58%) NetScaler
14 9 (5.92%) IPsec
14 9 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (5.26%) Finance
1 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.95%) Retail
3 5 (3.29%) Marketing
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
4 3 (1.97%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.50%) Architect
4 15 (9.87%) Analyst
5 14 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Consultant
9 9 (5.92%) Security Consultant
9 9 (5.92%) WAN Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Network Support
10 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 26 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (16.45%) NHS
4 8 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.66%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) e-Health
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) IVR
8 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.76%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
3 9 (5.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.95%) Solaris
4 6 (3.95%) Unix
5 3 (1.97%) CentOS
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) Strategic Planning
2 24 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 22 (14.47%) Load Balancing
4 21 (13.82%) Data Analysis
5 17 (11.18%) Migration
5 17 (11.18%) Network Management
6 15 (9.87%) ITIL
7 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.24%) High Availability
9 10 (6.58%) Information Security
10 9 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (5.92%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.26%) SIEM
11 8 (5.26%) System Testing
11 8 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (4.61%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.61%) Network Design
12 7 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.66%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (45.39%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (29.61%) CCNA
3 29 (19.08%) CCNP
4 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (13.16%) MCSE
6 15 (9.87%) MCP
7 14 (9.21%) CCA
7 14 (9.21%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
8 10 (6.58%) CCSA
9 8 (5.26%) CISSP
9 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.95%) CCIE
10 6 (3.95%) MCITP
11 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.97%) CCDP
12 3 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.97%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.84%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.26%) Firmware
4 6 (3.95%) vSphere
4 6 (3.95%) XenApp
5 5 (3.29%) NDS
6 4 (2.63%) iptables
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) SCCM
2 7 (4.61%) Nessus
3 5 (3.29%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.97%) Simpana
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 86 (56.58%) Cisco
2 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 29 (19.08%) CheckPoint
4 25 (16.45%) VMware
5 22 (14.47%) Citrix
6 17 (11.18%) Juniper
7 14 (9.21%) F5
8 13 (8.55%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.26%) Novell
9 8 (5.26%) Splunk
10 7 (4.61%) ArcSight
10 7 (4.61%) LogLogic
10 7 (4.61%) LogRhythm
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle
11 6 (3.95%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.95%) HP
12 5 (3.29%) Tripwire
13 4 (2.63%) CommVault
14 3 (1.97%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.97%) Sourcefire
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