The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.02% 3.68% 7.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £225 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
WAN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.10% 11.03% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £350 £250 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.80% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £233
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) arcserve
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft