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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.76% 1.24% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £420 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £460 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £540 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
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
32 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.07% 8.07% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) SSL
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) CCNP
4 10 (66.67%) VoIP
5 8 (53.33%) Internet
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) CCVP
6 5 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
8 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms

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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (73.33%) SSL
4 10 (66.67%) VoIP
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 10 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (66.67%) Security Engineer
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (53.33%) Administrator
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Administrator
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 8 (53.33%) Network Administrator
6 7 (46.67%) Firewall Administrator
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security Administrator
6 7 (46.67%) Security Administrator
7 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
7 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCVP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.67%) VMware