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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.32% 5.29% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 31.15% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 20
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -9.58%
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
71 122 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.51% 16.97% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 96 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.33 £39.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
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 27 August 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 -16 1 - - 2
Kidlington - 1 £363 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (79.17%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) CCNA
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) SOA
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (25.00%) Network Design
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
8 5 (20.83%) Time Management
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) Back Office
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) HP
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) C++
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) Java

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPLS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Back Office
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (20.83%) AWS Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Network Support
6 3 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
1 6 (25.00%) Network Design
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Test Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) C++
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
1 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) CCENT
6 2 (8.33%) ISEB
6 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (8.33%) MCP
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Aruba
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) Sonus