The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.35% 7.14% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 50.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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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
17 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.32% 14.29% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Average daily rate £250 £218 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £233 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Network Management
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) Change Control
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft