The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 33 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.81% 3.48% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 22.22% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 2
Median daily rate £200 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £275 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 90 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.72% 15.65% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 34
Median daily rate £300 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 22
Median hourly rate £41.35 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.66% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Stevenage +3 8 £195 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 - 1
Watford - 2 £130 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 £450 +38.46% 3
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (87.18%) LAN
2 22 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco
4 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
5 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) Firewall
7 14 (35.90%) Network Security
8 13 (33.33%) Wireless
8 13 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (30.77%) Juniper
10 11 (28.21%) CCNA
10 11 (28.21%) VPN
11 10 (25.64%) Broadband
11 10 (25.64%) ISDN
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
12 9 (23.08%) CCNP
12 9 (23.08%) ITIL
12 9 (23.08%) Network Design
13 8 (20.51%) Network Management
14 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
14 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
15 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
16 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
16 4 (10.26%) Retail
16 4 (10.26%) Migration
16 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
16 4 (10.26%) F5
17 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
17 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (87.18%) LAN
2 15 (38.46%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) Network Security
4 13 (33.33%) Wireless
5 11 (28.21%) VPN
6 10 (25.64%) Broadband
6 10 (25.64%) ISDN
6 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (5.13%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) SAN
8 2 (5.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.56%) BGP
9 1 (2.56%) DNS
9 1 (2.56%) DWDM
9 1 (2.56%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) OSPF
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Network Support
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
4 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Migration Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Java SE
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.13%) e-Health
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Network Design
3 8 (20.51%) Network Management
4 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.56%) SIEM
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
3 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) CCNA
5 9 (23.08%) CCNP
6 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) CCSA
8 1 (2.56%) CCDP
8 1 (2.56%) CCIE
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (10.26%) F5
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Aruba
4 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.69%) Lotus
4 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
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