The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.55% 2.93% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.82% 19.77% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Median daily rate £650 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £185.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -89.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -26.66%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 86 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.54% 14.83% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 46
Median daily rate £350 £356 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £185.00
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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Oxfordshire region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Oxfordshire region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 12 £650 +52.94%
Kidlington - 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Network Design
6 6 (33.33%) F5
6 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) Juniper
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) JNCIP
7 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
8 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
8 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) Time Management
8 4 (22.22%) Brocade
8 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
8 4 (22.22%) JNCIS
8 4 (22.22%) HIPAA
8 4 (22.22%) Junos
8 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
8 4 (22.22%) Back Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Junos
3 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPLS
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
1 6 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) JNCIP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
2 4 (22.22%) JNCIS
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) HIPAA
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 4 (22.22%) Brocade
4 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) SAP