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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.80% 1.56% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 15.38% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
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 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
WAN
East Midlands

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
40 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.70% 10.16% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 12
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -
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 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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Kettering - 1 £300 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) SNA
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) VMware