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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 25 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.97% 1.20% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.78% 10.42% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 1
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£390 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £185.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1323.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
74 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.76% 11.54% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 19 22
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 17
Average hourly rate £185.00 £14.50 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1175.86% +35.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 13 £390 -
Banbury +2 5 £350 -30.00% 1
Bicester - 1 £163 -
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 3
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 13 (32.50%) Migration
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) VoIP
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
6 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (17.50%) Wireless
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) MPLS
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) Service Management
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
11 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (10.00%) Marketing
12 4 (10.00%) Logistics
12 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
12 4 (10.00%) SAP
12 4 (10.00%) CCNA
12 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
12 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.00%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 12 (30.00%) VoIP
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 7 (17.50%) Wireless
4 7 (17.50%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) ADSL
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) DMZ
8 1 (2.50%) OSPF
8 1 (2.50%) BGP
8 1 (2.50%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) ISDN
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) DTV
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) NetWare
3 1 (2.50%) CentOS
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) Logistics
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.00%) Network Design
9 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.50%) ITSM
9 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Juniper
3 3 (7.50%) F5
3 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) Novell
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.50%) Kaseya
Banbury
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 14 days ago