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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.06% 3.15% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.15% 23.08% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £650 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £514 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.94%
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
52 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.48% 13.64% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 22
Median daily rate £338 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £130 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Back Office
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Sophos
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office

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 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) Junos
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) SAP