The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Oxford 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.70% 1.19% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 6.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.49% 19.84% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £405 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.00 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
WAN
Oxfordshire

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) DTV
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
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