The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.59% 1.40% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 12.12% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£388 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -16.27%
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.05% 11.58% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 23
Average daily rate £388 £458 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +103.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 4 £419 +26.89% 2
Brackley - - - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) hybris

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) SNA
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) PC Support
3 1 (9.09%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) PC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Informatics
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
3 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 43 minutes ago