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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 2.59% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 22.50% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £315 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +21.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
44 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.83% 11.53% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 10
Median daily rate £356 £328 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -19.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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
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 24 July 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 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
6 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware