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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.48% 1.40% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 6.43% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £250 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £315 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £406 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
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
60 140 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.71% 21.81% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 75 59
Median daily rate £275 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £116.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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 26 June 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 - 3 £250 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) NHS
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) CCA
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) NHS
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCA
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware