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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 18 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.25% 7.53% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 53.85% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £235 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% +135.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
6 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.74% 13.98% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 19
Median daily rate £375 £218 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £238 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco