The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.34% 1.73% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.86% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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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
43 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.76% 8.66% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 15
Average daily rate £348 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £42.50 £24.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) Migration
4 9 (27.27%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) Time Management
7 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
7 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) VoIP
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) CMS
8 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) Data Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) SaaS
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
9 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) VoIP
4 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Multicast
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) ADSL
6 1 (3.03%) ISDN
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) NetWare
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Time Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Data Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) PMP
6 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) Kaseya
3 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
3 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Novell
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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