The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.72% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% - 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 32 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.18% 12.75% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 39
Average daily rate £375 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
WAN
South West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £289 -
Gloucester - 3 £269 -
Tewkesbury - - - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 33 (97.06%) LAN
2 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 23 (67.65%) SC Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 15 (44.12%) Service Management
6 14 (41.18%) Project Management
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) Firewall
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco
10 8 (23.53%) VPN
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (11.76%) UNIX
12 4 (11.76%) Citrix
12 4 (11.76%) IPv4
12 4 (11.76%) IPv6
12 4 (11.76%) SAN
12 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
12 4 (11.76%) Apple
12 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
12 4 (11.76%) HPUX
12 4 (11.76%) Solaris
12 4 (11.76%) Linux
12 4 (11.76%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) McAfee
12 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (11.76%) Bourne shell

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) LAN
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) Firewall
4 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) IPv4
5 4 (11.76%) IPv6
5 4 (11.76%) SAN
6 3 (8.82%) MPLS
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security
7 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.88%) SSL
7 2 (5.88%) SONET
7 2 (5.88%) BGP
7 2 (5.88%) DSL
7 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) Frame Relay
7 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
1 11 (32.35%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Solutions Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Network Supervisor
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.76%) HPUX
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Service Management
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.94%) V-Model
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
1 4 (11.76%) Korn
1 4 (11.76%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
1 4 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Apple
2 4 (11.76%) McAfee
3 3 (8.82%) Juniper
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Polycom
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Nortel
5 1 (2.94%) Mercator
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 8 days ago