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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.43% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 13.89% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £295 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £398 £347
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%

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
106 144 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.02% 10.33% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 45
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £402 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.06% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 21 (72.41%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
6 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 6 (20.69%) VLAN
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.24%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) OSPF
8 5 (17.24%) BGP
8 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.24%) vSphere
9 4 (13.79%) Kanban
9 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
9 4 (13.79%) MPLS
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 4 (13.79%) CCNP
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) VLAN
4 5 (17.24%) BGP
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
4 5 (17.24%) OSPF
4 5 (17.24%) VPN
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) VXLAN
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) DHCP
7 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.90%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Check Point Support
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Support
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Check Point Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Kanban
4 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.34%) People Management
5 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Case Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) VCP6
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) Mitel
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago