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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 36 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.63% 3.67% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.67% 18.10% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Median daily rate £195 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £266 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
134 116 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.14% 20.28% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 39
Median daily rate £300 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £321 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 19
Median hourly rate £41.13 £21.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 11 £195 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Watford - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 23 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (63.64%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) Firewall
5 16 (48.48%) Network Security
6 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
7 13 (39.39%) Wireless
7 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
7 13 (39.39%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (36.36%) VPN
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) Juniper
10 10 (30.30%) Broadband
10 10 (30.30%) ISDN
10 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
10 10 (30.30%) CCNP
10 10 (30.30%) CCNA
11 9 (27.27%) Network Design
12 8 (24.24%) Network Management
13 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
14 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
15 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
15 4 (12.12%) F5
15 4 (12.12%) Retail
15 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
15 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
16 3 (9.09%) Aruba
16 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
16 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony

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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) Network Security
4 13 (39.39%) Wireless
5 12 (36.36%) VPN
6 10 (30.30%) Broadband
6 10 (30.30%) ISDN
6 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.06%) DNS
9 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (6.06%) IPsec
9 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 2 (6.06%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Network Support
3 7 (21.21%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Network Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) e-Health
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (27.27%) Network Design
4 8 (24.24%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Product Management
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) SIEM
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) CCNA
4 10 (30.30%) CCNP
5 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Aruba
5 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) CommVault
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Nortel
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Siemens
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
Hertfordshire
Arnold Ash
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