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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.57% 2.80% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.91% 14.50% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 4
Median daily rate £363 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £312 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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
115 200 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.49% 19.32% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 95 35
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.55 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 9 (36.00%) Network Security
5 8 (32.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
7 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (20.00%) WLAN
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (16.00%) DMZ
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) J2EE
9 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (16.00%) Apache
9 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (16.00%) NAS
9 4 (16.00%) VMware

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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.00%) WLAN
7 4 (16.00%) DMZ
7 4 (16.00%) NAS
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) ADSL
9 2 (8.00%) BGP
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.00%) DNS
9 2 (8.00%) Internet
9 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Voice Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 2 (8.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PMP
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
7 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Altiris
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.00%) CommVault
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
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