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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.86% 3.18% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 19.69% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 2
Average daily rate £513 £425 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +203.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
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
104 127 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.90% 16.16% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 15
Average daily rate £398 £400 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +61.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.20 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) CCNP
5 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) FTP
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (11.11%) CREST Certified
7 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
3 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) DSL
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) SSH
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (11.11%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) e-Health
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
1 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) OWASP
2 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
3 2 (11.11%) CCSE
3 2 (11.11%) CREST Certified
3 2 (11.11%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (11.11%) OSCP
3 2 (11.11%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Sendmail
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) GFI Software
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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