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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.20% - 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £80
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
- +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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Berkshire

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
21 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 23.08% 18.75% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 20
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) SMTP
3 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (83.33%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) HTTP
5 7 (58.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (58.33%) Project Management
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (50.00%) CCNA
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (50.00%) MCITP
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Back Office
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Replication
8 1 (8.33%) Security Management
8 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) SMTP
3 10 (83.33%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Project Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) MCITP
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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