The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.47% 0.87% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.21% 9.57% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 22
Average daily rate £348 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

WAN
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Japanese Language
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix