The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 46 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.21% 2.68% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.66% 30.23% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 3
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£438 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +6.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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
116 43 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.65% 8.87% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 23 36
Average daily rate £375 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.09 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £24.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 18 £370 +5.71% 1
Banbury -3 5 £500 +35.59%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 54 (72.00%) LAN
2 35 (46.67%) Cisco
2 35 (46.67%) Windows
3 26 (34.67%) Firewall
4 20 (26.67%) Linux
5 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (22.67%) Wireless
5 17 (22.67%) Migration
5 17 (22.67%) Load Balancing
6 16 (21.33%) VMware
6 16 (21.33%) DNS
6 16 (21.33%) ADSL
6 16 (21.33%) Juniper
7 15 (20.00%) SAN
7 15 (20.00%) Finance
8 14 (18.67%) VPN
8 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (17.33%) UNIX
9 13 (17.33%) Network Security
10 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (14.67%) VoIP
11 11 (14.67%) ITIL
12 10 (13.33%) CCNA
13 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.00%) Internet
13 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
14 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) Lync
3 1 (1.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.00%) LAN
2 26 (34.67%) Firewall
3 17 (22.67%) Wireless
4 16 (21.33%) DNS
4 16 (21.33%) ADSL
5 15 (20.00%) SAN
6 14 (18.67%) VPN
7 13 (17.33%) Network Security
8 11 (14.67%) VoIP
9 9 (12.00%) Internet
10 7 (9.33%) MPLS
11 4 (5.33%) OSPF
11 4 (5.33%) BGP
12 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.67%) VLAN
13 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
13 2 (2.67%) SSL
13 2 (2.67%) SMTP
13 2 (2.67%) DHCP
13 2 (2.67%) Cisco ISE
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Development Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Replication
1 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (5.33%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Migration
1 17 (22.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.67%) ITIL
3 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
5 6 (8.00%) Information Security
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 6 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.67%) Time Management
6 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.33%) Security Management
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.33%) CCNA
3 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) CISSP
6 4 (5.33%) ISSAP
7 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) CCNP
9 1 (1.33%) PMP
9 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.33%) Degree
9 1 (1.33%) CCVP
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Cisco
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
2 16 (21.33%) Juniper
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.33%) F5
6 3 (4.00%) EMC
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) Websense
7 2 (2.67%) Lotus
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.33%) Novell
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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