The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 51 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.20% 0.66% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 9.52% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £430 £471 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +21.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.66% 6.95% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 21
Median daily rate £300 £265 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 £430 - 5
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds