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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 27 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.53% 3.02% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 13.64% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £435 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £435 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £435 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.38 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +5.40%
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
84 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.21% 22.15% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 15
Average daily rate £300 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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
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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
Gloucester +8 15 £250 -42.52% 4
Cheltenham - 6 £256 -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (97.78%) LAN
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
4 21 (46.67%) Cisco
5 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
6 15 (33.33%) Firewall
6 15 (33.33%) ITIL
7 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
8 13 (28.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (26.67%) VPN
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.00%) Citrix
11 9 (20.00%) VMware
12 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
12 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (17.78%) DNS
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
12 8 (17.78%) MPLS
13 7 (15.56%) Juniper
13 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (15.56%) VoIP
13 7 (15.56%) CCNP
13 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (13.33%) BGP
14 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
14 6 (13.33%) Mentoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) Eucalyptus
1 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (97.78%) LAN
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
4 12 (26.67%) VPN
5 8 (17.78%) DNS
5 8 (17.78%) MPLS
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (15.56%) VoIP
7 6 (13.33%) BGP
7 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 5 (11.11%) SSL
8 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
8 5 (11.11%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) IPv4
9 4 (8.89%) IPv6
9 4 (8.89%) DHCP
10 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.44%) Wireless
11 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Team Leader
2 7 (15.56%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Security Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Network Supervisor
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) iPad
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) PDA
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.22%) HPUX
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.22%) V-Model
8 1 (2.22%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) Validation
8 1 (2.22%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.22%) Korn
1 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) CCNP
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.22%) CCDA
8 1 (2.22%) MCITP
8 1 (2.22%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) WSUS
1 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) Citrix
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) Juniper
5 5 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
6 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.89%) Apple
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy
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