The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Peterborough region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.78% 1.39% 5.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 59.09% 6.25% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £190 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.86% 22.22% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate £233 £213 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £112.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
WAN
Cambridgeshire

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

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (66.67%) MCSE
5 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (50.00%) vSphere
6 9 (50.00%) MCITP
6 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) JOnAS
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (44.44%) SCCM
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (33.33%) SAN
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (27.78%) Migration
10 5 (27.78%) SCOM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (50.00%) JOnAS
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) NAS
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.11%) Intranet
6 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Project Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PC Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) MCSE
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) vSphere
4 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (27.78%) UAG
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (16.67%) XenApp
6 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 3 (16.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) CA
4 3 (16.67%) Mercator
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Altiris
5 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 2 (11.11%) Exinda
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
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