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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.99% 3.05% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 12.90% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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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
39 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 25.83% 23.66% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
Average daily rate £310 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) GLBP
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) GLBP
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) F5