The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 20 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.26% 2.18% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 18.87% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Median daily rate £375 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +64.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +37.14%
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
90 53 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.15% 11.55% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 52
Median daily rate £338 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Gloucester +6 8 £357 - 2
Cheltenham +6 4 £300 -52.00% 2
Cirencester - 2 £400 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 30 (96.77%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) ITIL
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
6 13 (41.94%) CCNA
7 11 (35.48%) CCNP
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
9 9 (29.03%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL V3
10 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.81%) Citrix
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (22.58%) VPN
11 7 (22.58%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (19.35%) VoIP
12 6 (19.35%) SLA
12 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
12 6 (19.35%) Nortel
12 6 (19.35%) Project Management
12 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
12 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
13 5 (16.13%) Service Management
13 5 (16.13%) MODAF
13 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) VPN
3 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
3 6 (19.35%) VoIP
4 5 (16.13%) Internet
4 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless
5 4 (12.90%) WLAN
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
6 3 (9.68%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.23%) IPv6
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) BYOD
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Handset
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL V3
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) MODAF
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (9.68%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Korn
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) CCNA
4 11 (35.48%) CCNP
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) MCP
8 1 (3.23%) CCIE
8 1 (3.23%) MCSE
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.90%) UAG
3 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Nortel
5 4 (12.90%) AppSense
5 4 (12.90%) Canon
5 4 (12.90%) Genesys
5 4 (12.90%) Meraki
5 4 (12.90%) Polycom
5 4 (12.90%) Siemens
5 4 (12.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 13 days ago