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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 15 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 54 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.41% 1.14% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.24% 7.48% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 16
Median daily rate £500 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%

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
145 107 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.59% 15.29% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 37 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £8.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 46 (63.01%) LAN
1 46 (63.01%) Cisco
2 43 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
4 36 (49.32%) SC Cleared
5 29 (39.73%) Firewall
6 27 (36.99%) Windows
7 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.88%) CCNA
8 22 (30.14%) CCNP
9 21 (28.77%) Office 365
10 19 (26.03%) F5
10 19 (26.03%) ITIL
11 18 (24.66%) DHCP
12 17 (23.29%) VoIP
13 15 (20.55%) VLAN
14 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
15 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
15 13 (17.81%) MPLS
16 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
16 12 (16.44%) ADSL
17 11 (15.07%) CCIE
17 11 (15.07%) DNS
17 11 (15.07%) Cisco Prime
17 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
17 11 (15.07%) Change Management
18 10 (13.70%) VPN
19 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
19 9 (12.33%) Juniper
19 9 (12.33%) OSPF

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 (8.22%) Apache
1 6 (8.22%) IIS
1 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.01%) LAN
2 29 (39.73%) Firewall
3 18 (24.66%) DHCP
4 17 (23.29%) VoIP
5 15 (20.55%) VLAN
6 13 (17.81%) MPLS
7 12 (16.44%) ADSL
8 11 (15.07%) DNS
9 10 (13.70%) VPN
10 9 (12.33%) BGP
10 9 (12.33%) OSPF
11 8 (10.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (9.59%) ATM
12 7 (9.59%) EIGRP
12 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
12 7 (9.59%) FCoE
12 7 (9.59%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (9.59%) Network Security
13 6 (8.22%) SAN
13 6 (8.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Architect
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Network Architect
4 11 (15.07%) Network Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Network Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Technical Architect
7 7 (9.59%) Network Operations Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) Coordinator
9 5 (6.85%) Network Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Office 365 Architect
10 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Voice Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Wintel Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) J2EE
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) IVR
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) e-Health
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
3 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.22%) Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Change Management
2 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.96%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.85%) Migration
6 5 (6.85%) Network Design
6 5 (6.85%) Presales
6 5 (6.85%) Workflow
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Project Management
9 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.74%) High Availability
9 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.74%) Service Management
10 1 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
3 36 (49.32%) SC Cleared
4 24 (32.88%) CCNA
5 22 (30.14%) CCNP
6 11 (15.07%) CCIE
7 6 (8.22%) MCSA
7 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.48%) CCSA
8 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) CCSE
10 2 (2.74%) Degree
11 1 (1.37%) CCDA
11 1 (1.37%) CCDP
11 1 (1.37%) CCVP
11 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.37%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (6.85%) ISA Server
3 5 (6.85%) UAG
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (8.22%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Cisco
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.03%) F5
4 9 (12.33%) Juniper
5 8 (10.96%) Avaya
5 8 (10.96%) Remedy
6 6 (8.22%) CA
6 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.22%) Forcepoint
6 6 (8.22%) VMware
7 5 (6.85%) Altiris
7 5 (6.85%) NCR
8 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.48%) Genesys
8 4 (5.48%) Nokia
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix
9 3 (4.11%) Computacenter
9 3 (4.11%) HP
9 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.74%) Mitel
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