The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 25 29
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 0.67% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £190 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +24.28%
WAN
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.03% 6.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £162 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Luton

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 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 Luton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) ICMP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCENT
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) hybris
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Progress
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore