The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.66% 1.71% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 11.58% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.31%
WAN
East of England

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
105 95 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.29% 14.75% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 44
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £234 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead +8 3 £450 - 5
Stevenage - 3 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 2 £325 -13.33%
Letchworth 0 2 £350 - 2
Royston - 2 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £180 -
St Albans - 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (66.67%) Cisco
3 17 (37.78%) Firewall
4 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
5 12 (26.67%) VMware
6 11 (24.44%) Citrix
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
6 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
7 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (20.00%) CCNA
8 9 (20.00%) Project Management
9 8 (17.78%) Juniper
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.78%) VLAN
9 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) HP
10 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
11 6 (13.33%) JNCIS
11 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
11 6 (13.33%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (97.78%) LAN
2 17 (37.78%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
4 10 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (17.78%) DNS
5 8 (17.78%) VLAN
6 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 6 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 5 (11.11%) DWDM
7 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 5 (11.11%) MPLS
7 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 5 (11.11%) Wireless
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.89%) Junos
9 3 (6.67%) DHCP
9 3 (6.67%) Internet
9 3 (6.67%) SAN
9 3 (6.67%) SDH
9 3 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.67%) MS Access
2 3 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Advertising
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Network Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Network Support
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 3 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Basis
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) iSeries
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) e-Health
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) Validation
4 4 (8.89%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.67%) Facilities Management
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Security Management
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) ABAP
1 3 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) CCNA
4 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) JNCIE
5 6 (13.33%) JNCIS
6 5 (11.11%) CCNP
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 5 (11.11%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.44%) MCSE
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.22%) Degree
9 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) vSphere
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.11%) Nortel
8 5 (11.11%) Siemens
9 3 (6.67%) Aruba
9 3 (6.67%) Ciena
9 3 (6.67%) EMC
9 3 (6.67%) Meraki
9 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.67%) Remedy
9 3 (6.67%) SAP
10 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.22%) F5
11 1 (2.22%) Riverbed
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