The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.64% 1.05% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.58% 16.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
WAN
South East

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
43 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.05% 6.32% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 20
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £34.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
3 9 (81.82%) SSL
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (72.73%) CCNP
4 8 (72.73%) VoIP
5 7 (63.64%) DNS
5 7 (63.64%) Internet
5 7 (63.64%) CCVP
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (27.27%) OSPF
8 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (27.27%) F5
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
9 2 (18.18%) Network Security
9 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (18.18%) CCNA
10 1 (9.09%) SLA
10 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (9.09%) IVR
10 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 1 (9.09%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
3 9 (81.82%) SSL
4 8 (72.73%) VoIP
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (63.64%) DNS
5 7 (63.64%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (63.64%) Administrator
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Administrator
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (63.64%) Network Administrator
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall Administrator
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security Administrator
4 6 (54.55%) Security Administrator
5 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) Network Systems Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) CCVP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) VMware