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 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 21 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.11% 1.28% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 14.29% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £506 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.65% +20.83%
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
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
17 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.56% 8.97% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £246 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.21% -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

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

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 Luton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) RIP
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Architect
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCDE
2 1 (10.00%) CCENT
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Simpana
2 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) hybris
4 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Progress
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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