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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.31% 3.23% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 35.48% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Median daily rate £525 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
WAN
Oxfordshire

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
32 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.49% 9.09% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 14
Median daily rate £375 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) VSAT
4 3 (33.33%) MRTG
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Billing
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) CTI
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) PBX
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SOA

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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (33.33%) CTI
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) MRTG
4 3 (33.33%) PBX
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) VSAT
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) EPoS
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) VMware