The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.40% 3.16% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.57% 20.93% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Median daily rate £650 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £234 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.74% 15.09% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 28
Median daily rate £350 £250 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.89%
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 Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) SaaS
6 3 (21.43%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Back Office
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 2 (14.29%) Junos
4 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HIPAA
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Brocade
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
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