The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Luton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -18.82%
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.49% 18.92% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
WAN
Bedfordshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware