The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.85% 1.79% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 9.38% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £188 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% -11.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +37.14%
WAN
Berkshire

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
30 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 27.78% 19.05% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 17
Median daily rate £260 £275 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 Newbury region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) WLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) NetScout
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Aruba
4 4 (40.00%) Brocade
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) IPv6
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) 802.11
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) LLU

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) 802.11
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) SNMP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) PSTN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Escalation Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Aruba
2 4 (40.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) Brocade
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) NetScout
2 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle