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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 37 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.68% 2.32% 5.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.95% 16.42% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Median daily rate £295 £315 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £125 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £403 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%

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
42 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.90% 14.11% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 25
Median daily rate £315 £358 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -20.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 0 5 £265 +112.00%
Cirencester +3 3 £310 -22.50%
Cheltenham +10 2 £278 -11.90%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (62.50%) CCNA
5 14 (58.33%) CCNP
5 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) Juniper
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
11 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 3 (12.50%) VPN
13 3 (12.50%) ITIL
13 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 3 (12.50%) HP
13 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (8.33%) Network Management
14 2 (8.33%) F5
14 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
14 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
14 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
14 2 (8.33%) VLAN

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 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) ISDN
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) WLAN
7 1 (4.17%) ATM
7 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.17%) Broadband
7 1 (4.17%) Frame Relay
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) SONET
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNA
3 14 (58.33%) CCNP
3 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) CommVault
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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