The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 11 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.29% 4.84% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 17.14% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +21.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 29.17% 28.23% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 19
Average daily rate £398 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

WAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) SMTP
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) SMTP
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint