The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.00% 2.50% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 12.64% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £428 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £231 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +45.94%
WAN
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 182 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.89% 19.80% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 42
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (38.10%) SAN
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
7 5 (23.81%) MCSE
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 4 (19.05%) MPLS
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (14.29%) IPsec
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) DWDM
6 2 (9.52%) FTP
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) PSTN
6 2 (9.52%) SDH
6 2 (9.52%) SMTP
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) SAN Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Server Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) LAN Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 3 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) WAN Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Fuzz Testing
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) OWASP
3 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) OSCP
4 2 (9.52%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 3 (14.29%) CommVault
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Huawei
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) GFI Software
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec