The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.07% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 11.54% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Median daily rate £363 £388 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +176.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £316 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £233
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
WAN
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 130 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.37% 9.25% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 86
Median daily rate £375 £340 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £156 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 6 (16.22%) BGP
6 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) CCNP
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (13.51%) WLAN
7 5 (13.51%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) VoIP
8 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 16 (43.24%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) BGP
3 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
4 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) MPLS
4 5 (13.51%) VPN
4 5 (13.51%) Wireless
4 5 (13.51%) WLAN
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) OSPF
5 4 (10.81%) VoIP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.41%) DMVPN
7 2 (5.41%) HSRP
7 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Data Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) CakePHP
2 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) BYOD
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (13.51%) Project Management
1 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.81%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) Network Management
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) High Availability
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Kanban
4 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Presales
4 2 (5.41%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNP
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) CCIE
2 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Genesys
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Teradata