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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.88% 2.10% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 14.86% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £420 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +130.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £276 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £564 £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £347
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.18% -
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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.83% 14.12% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 47
Median daily rate £325 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £319 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £551 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford - 3 £400 - 1
Basildon - 1 £325 -
Witham - 1 £225 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 28 (96.55%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) WLAN
3 16 (55.17%) Internet
4 13 (44.83%) Strategic Planning
5 12 (41.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) Data Analysis
6 10 (34.48%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco
8 8 (27.59%) Novell
8 8 (27.59%) NHS
8 8 (27.59%) Migration
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
11 5 (17.24%) CCNA
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.24%) Unix
11 5 (17.24%) MCSE
11 5 (17.24%) VoIP
11 5 (17.24%) NDS
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) SMTP
12 4 (13.79%) FTP
12 4 (13.79%) LDAP

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 (10.34%) GroupWise
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
1 10 (34.48%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) WLAN
3 16 (55.17%) Internet
4 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) BGP
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) FTP
6 4 (13.79%) IMAP
6 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (13.79%) IPsec
6 4 (13.79%) LDAP
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) OSPF
6 4 (13.79%) SMTP
7 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.34%) Extranet
7 3 (10.34%) SSL
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Security Officer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (6.90%) Migration Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) NHS
3 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Strategic Planning
2 12 (41.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (34.48%) Data Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) Data Security
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
8 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
8 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
3 3 (10.34%) CCA
3 3 (10.34%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.34%) SSCP
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) NDS
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Novell
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
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