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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.03% 2.25% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 7.84% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£188 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +5.26%
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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
128 51 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 48.48% 28.65% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 17
Average daily rate £290 £430 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £360 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £472 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +842.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 12 (85.71%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) SLA
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
6 5 (35.71%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
7 4 (28.57%) ADSL
7 4 (28.57%) Broadband
7 4 (28.57%) ISDN
7 4 (28.57%) PSTN
7 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 4 (28.57%) FTP
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (28.57%) Remedy
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) LLU
7 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) IPsec

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) MediaWiki
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 4 (28.57%) ADSL
5 4 (28.57%) Broadband
5 4 (28.57%) ISDN
5 4 (28.57%) LLU
5 4 (28.57%) PSTN
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) IPv6
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) EMC