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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 42 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.71% 1.31% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.31% 16.28% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 1
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£375 £331 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -2.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +25.00%
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
130 43 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.69% 8.02% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 17 36
Average daily rate £348 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 -1 17 £394 +18.86% 4
Banbury +1 3 £378 +2.72% 1
Abingdon - 1 £375 - 1
Bicester - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 46 (67.65%) LAN
2 32 (47.06%) Cisco
3 29 (42.65%) Windows
4 25 (36.76%) Firewall
5 20 (29.41%) Linux
6 18 (26.47%) Migration
7 17 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 16 (23.53%) VMware
8 16 (23.53%) ADSL
8 16 (23.53%) Juniper
9 15 (22.06%) SAN
10 14 (20.59%) VoIP
10 14 (20.59%) DNS
10 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (19.12%) UNIX
11 13 (19.12%) ITIL
11 13 (19.12%) Wireless
11 13 (19.12%) Network Security
12 12 (17.65%) VPN
12 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
15 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
15 8 (11.76%) MPLS
15 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
15 8 (11.76%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (67.65%) LAN
2 25 (36.76%) Firewall
3 16 (23.53%) ADSL
4 15 (22.06%) SAN
5 14 (20.59%) VoIP
5 14 (20.59%) DNS
6 13 (19.12%) Wireless
6 13 (19.12%) Network Security
7 12 (17.65%) VPN
8 8 (11.76%) MPLS
9 5 (7.35%) Internet
10 4 (5.88%) OSPF
10 4 (5.88%) BGP
11 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.94%) VLAN
12 2 (2.94%) SSL
12 2 (2.94%) SMTP
13 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Development Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Replication
1 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 13 (19.12%) UNIX
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Migration
2 17 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (19.12%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) Service Management
7 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
7 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security
8 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Logistics
9 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ISSAP
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) PMP
7 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco
2 16 (23.53%) Juniper
2 16 (23.53%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 4 (5.88%) F5
6 3 (4.41%) EMC
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) Lotus
7 2 (2.94%) Websense
8 1 (1.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec
8 1 (1.47%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.47%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.47%) Novell
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