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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 42 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 3.63% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.71% 19.01% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
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£330 £329 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -12.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.41% -4.23%
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
111 121 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.30% 19.12% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 50
Average daily rate £355 £308 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Watford +6 4 £350 - 2
Stevenage -2 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £335 -
Baldock - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Hertford - - - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) Wireless
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) CCNA
7 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
8 6 (25.00%) MPLS
8 6 (25.00%) F5
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) VoIP
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) HP
9 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (16.67%) CCNP
10 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.50%) McAfee
11 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
12 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
12 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) WorkSite
1 2 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) Wireless
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (4.17%) PPP
8 1 (4.17%) SNMP
8 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
8 1 (4.17%) ATM
8 1 (4.17%) ISDN
8 1 (4.17%) OSPF
8 1 (4.17%) BGP
8 1 (4.17%) DSL
8 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) e-Health
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Process Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) PMP
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenServer
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) MOM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) F5
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) Mitel
6 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Intel
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) CA
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
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