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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 2.95% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 14.84% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Median daily rate £335 £281 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -26.66%
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
137 128 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.47% 19.88% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 59
Median daily rate £450 £348 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.49% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 6 £195 -
Watford -3 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £625 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (48.39%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) Network Security
6 12 (38.71%) Juniper
6 12 (38.71%) VPN
7 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) CCNP
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
9 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (19.35%) Broadband
9 6 (19.35%) ISDN
9 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Network Management
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
10 5 (16.13%) Retail
10 5 (16.13%) Network Design
10 5 (16.13%) OSPF
10 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) CCNA
10 5 (16.13%) F5

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 13 (41.94%) Network Security
4 12 (38.71%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) Broadband
6 6 (19.35%) ISDN
6 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
7 5 (16.13%) OSPF
8 4 (12.90%) BGP
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (12.90%) IPsec
9 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
10 2 (6.45%) DNS
10 2 (6.45%) SSL
10 2 (6.45%) VLAN
10 2 (6.45%) VoIP
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Support
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) BYOD
4 1 (3.23%) e-Health
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) CentOS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
3 5 (16.13%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Presales
5 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) SIEM
5 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCDP
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) iptables
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Juniper
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Nortel
8 1 (3.23%) Siemens
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam
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