The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.25% 2.34% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.08% 15.12% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £280 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £249 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.94%
WAN
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 86 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.25% 15.47% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 77
Median daily rate £350 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £34.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.95 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £45.07 £37.85
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 Essex

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 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
Basildon - 6 £325 -
Chelmsford +6 1 £325 - 1
Harlow - 1 £450 -
Witham - 1 £225 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 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 Essex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 41 (97.62%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) WLAN
3 24 (57.14%) Internet
3 24 (57.14%) Strategic Planning
4 21 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (45.24%) NHS
5 19 (45.24%) Data Analysis
6 18 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (42.86%) Cisco
6 18 (42.86%) MS Office
7 16 (38.10%) CCNA
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.95%) Firewall
9 12 (28.57%) MCP
10 11 (26.19%) MCSE
10 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (26.19%) CCA
10 11 (26.19%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 8 (19.05%) Novell
12 8 (19.05%) Migration
12 8 (19.05%) Wireless
12 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
13 7 (16.67%) VPN
14 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
15 5 (11.90%) System Testing
15 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
15 5 (11.90%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (7.14%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
1 18 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) WLAN
3 24 (57.14%) Internet
4 13 (30.95%) Firewall
5 8 (19.05%) Wireless
6 7 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) VoIP
8 4 (9.52%) BGP
8 4 (9.52%) DNS
8 4 (9.52%) FTP
8 4 (9.52%) IMAP
8 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (9.52%) IPsec
8 4 (9.52%) LDAP
8 4 (9.52%) MPLS
8 4 (9.52%) Network Security
8 4 (9.52%) OSPF
8 4 (9.52%) SMTP
9 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.14%) SSL
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Migration Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (45.24%) NHS
3 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Strategic Planning
2 21 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 19 (45.24%) Data Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) System Testing
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.76%) Information Security
9 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.38%) Data Security
10 1 (2.38%) Email Filtering
10 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (2.38%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) CCNA
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) MCP
3 11 (26.19%) CCA
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (26.19%) MCSE
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.38%) SSCP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) NDS
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) Firmware
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) Novell
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds