The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.98% 2.29% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.53% 13.04% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
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£300 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £325 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -2.77%
WAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.16% 17.56% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 21
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £120.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +464.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £190.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +3 11 £250 -23.07% 1
Berkeley - 1 £445 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (57.14%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco
7 9 (32.14%) DNS
7 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
8 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) Network Security
9 7 (25.00%) VPN
9 7 (25.00%) Citrix
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.00%) BGP
10 6 (21.43%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (21.43%) OSPF
10 6 (21.43%) IPsec
10 6 (21.43%) CA
10 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) SSL
11 5 (17.86%) CCNP
11 5 (17.86%) CCNA
12 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.29%) VoIP
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 4 (14.29%) CMS
12 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (7.14%) MediaWiki
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (28.57%) Network Security
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
5 7 (25.00%) BGP
6 6 (21.43%) OSPF
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) IPsec
7 5 (17.86%) SSL
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.14%) DSL
10 2 (7.14%) IPv6
10 2 (7.14%) LDAP
10 2 (7.14%) ATM
10 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Hudson
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Security Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Debian
3 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Security Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.86%) CCNP
5 5 (17.86%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 2 (7.14%) CISM
7 1 (3.57%) CCSA
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Samba
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Postfix
2 2 (7.14%) XenServer
2 2 (7.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) CA
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) NetQoS
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