The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 9 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 7.14% 5.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hammersmith region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 53.57% 20.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £400 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Hammersmith region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Hammersmith region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Hammersmith region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Online Games
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix