The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 3.41% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 23.81% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Median daily rate £283 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £215 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
WAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.44% 14.33% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 27
Median daily rate £250 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £255 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Kent

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £321 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (88.89%) LAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Wiki
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (44.44%) QlikView
4 4 (44.44%) IronPort
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Siebel
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (44.44%) QlikView
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Wiki
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Informatica
2 4 (44.44%) IronPort
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Siebel
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) 3Com
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) NETGEAR
4 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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