The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 11 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 Norwich 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 3.11% 7.63% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 47.37% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£98 £255 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.56% +10.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -9.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 6.83% 16.10% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Average daily rate £280 £255 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -26.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
WAN
Norfolk

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

WAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Web Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix