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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.03% 2.22% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 6.25% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £188 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.10%
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
24 80 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 24.24% 35.56% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 22
Average daily rate £203 £290 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.17% +65.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 May 2016, 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 (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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 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%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
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