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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.86% 3.92% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.54% 18.75% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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
65 96 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.29% 20.92% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 12
Average daily rate £400 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +1 12 £300 +14.28%
Gloucester -4 1 - - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) DHCP
8 6 (25.00%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) CA
8 6 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (25.00%) BGP
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (20.83%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) VPN
10 4 (16.67%) CCNP
10 4 (16.67%) CCNA
10 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (16.67%) Juniper
10 4 (16.67%) MPLS
10 4 (16.67%) OSPF
10 4 (16.67%) IPsec
10 4 (16.67%) Network Security
11 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Information Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) DNS
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) BGP
5 5 (20.83%) SSL
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) MPLS
6 4 (16.67%) OSPF
6 4 (16.67%) IPsec
6 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (8.33%) ATM
8 2 (8.33%) DSL
8 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (8.33%) VLAN
9 1 (4.17%) Ethereal
9 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Security Management
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) CCNP
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) CISM
7 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCENT
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) CA
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) NetQoS
5 1 (4.17%) Mitel
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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