The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.95% 4.07% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 19.23% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£419 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 17.53% 21.14% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Average daily rate £275 £175 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -45.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) PSTN
5 4 (36.36%) ADSL
5 4 (36.36%) Broadband
5 4 (36.36%) ISDN
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) LLU
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) IPv6
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) Product Marketing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) MediaWiki
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) PSTN
4 4 (36.36%) ADSL
4 4 (36.36%) Broadband
4 4 (36.36%) ISDN
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) LLU
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) IPv6
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) HSRP
7 1 (9.09%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Product Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Postfix
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat