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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.68% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.22% +5.26%
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
46 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.03% 14.14% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 12
Average daily rate £390 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £103 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +91.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) VCP4

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.56%) ISDN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) NetWare
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) VCP4
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Novell
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
3 1 (5.56%) Kaseya
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