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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.69% 0.63% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 2.00% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£188 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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
72 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 38.71% 31.45% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 12
Average daily rate £283 £403 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.81% +49.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £430 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) VPN
1 10 (76.92%) Internet
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) SLA
3 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) FTP
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) Fault Management
5 5 (38.46%) Remedy
5 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) LLU
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
7 3 (23.08%) PSTN
7 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
7 3 (23.08%) ADSL
7 3 (23.08%) Broadband
7 3 (23.08%) ISDN
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) VPN
1 10 (76.92%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) LLU
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) PSTN
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) ADSL
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
3 3 (23.08%) ISDN
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Intranet
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) IPv6
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Fault Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
2 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) Postfix
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat