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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 17 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 47 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.58% 0.98% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.13% 6.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 11
Median daily rate £525 £469 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%

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
151 112 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.35% 15.62% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 33 52
Median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 42 (65.63%) LAN
2 40 (62.50%) Cisco
3 36 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (45.31%) Firewall
4 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
5 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
6 24 (37.50%) CCNA
7 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 19 (29.69%) CCNP
8 19 (29.69%) ITIL
8 19 (29.69%) Windows
9 17 (26.56%) VoIP
10 16 (25.00%) F5
11 15 (23.44%) Office 365
12 13 (20.31%) MPLS
12 13 (20.31%) DHCP
12 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
13 11 (17.19%) ADSL
13 11 (17.19%) VLAN
13 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
14 10 (15.63%) VPN
14 10 (15.63%) DNS
15 9 (14.06%) Change Management
16 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
16 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
16 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
16 8 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
16 8 (12.50%) Network Security
17 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
17 7 (10.94%) Windows Server

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 6 (9.38%) Apache
1 6 (9.38%) IIS
1 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (65.63%) LAN
2 29 (45.31%) Firewall
3 17 (26.56%) VoIP
4 13 (20.31%) DHCP
4 13 (20.31%) MPLS
5 11 (17.19%) ADSL
5 11 (17.19%) VLAN
6 10 (15.63%) DNS
6 10 (15.63%) VPN
7 8 (12.50%) Network Security
8 7 (10.94%) BGP
8 7 (10.94%) OSPF
8 7 (10.94%) SAN
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (9.38%) DMZ
9 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
9 6 (9.38%) NAS
9 6 (9.38%) WLAN
10 5 (7.81%) FCoE
10 5 (7.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Architect
2 14 (21.88%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Network Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Network Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Network Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Network Operations Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Office 365 Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Voice Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.69%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) J2EE
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) IVR
3 5 (7.81%) e-Health
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.38%) Linux
4 6 (9.38%) Unix
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Change Management
3 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.81%) Presales
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Network Design
7 4 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.13%) High Availability
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
3 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 24 (37.50%) CCNA
5 19 (29.69%) CCNP
6 7 (10.94%) CCSA
7 6 (9.38%) CCIE
7 6 (9.38%) MCSA
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.25%) CCSE
8 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) CCDP
9 2 (3.13%) Degree
10 1 (1.56%) CCDA
10 1 (1.56%) CCVP
10 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.56%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (7.81%) ISA Server
4 5 (7.81%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.81%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (7.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) F5
4 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.94%) Avaya
5 7 (10.94%) Remedy
5 7 (10.94%) VMware
6 6 (9.38%) Forcepoint
6 6 (9.38%) Juniper
7 5 (7.81%) Altiris
7 5 (7.81%) CA
8 4 (6.25%) Nokia
9 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.69%) Citrix
9 3 (4.69%) Computacenter
9 3 (4.69%) Genesys
9 3 (4.69%) HP
9 3 (4.69%) NCR
9 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.13%) Mitel
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