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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 9 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 9.62% 1.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£398 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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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
37 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 35.58% 28.57% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 16
Average daily rate £398 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +1.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) SMTP
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 16 (94.12%) HTTP
3 14 (82.35%) Project Management
3 14 (82.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (35.29%) MCITP
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) Back Office
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (82.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
1 17 (100.00%) SMTP
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
1 12 (70.59%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (35.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (35.29%) MCITP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (35.29%) VMware