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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.43% 5.79% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 50.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £216 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
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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
24 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.14% 11.57% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 9
Average daily rate £200 £235 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £241 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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

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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 29 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (83.33%) MS Office
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 8 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (58.33%) Lync
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) Avaya
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (8.33%) Logistics
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
9 1 (8.33%) SQL
9 1 (8.33%) Polycom
9 1 (8.33%) VMware
9 1 (8.33%) Clustering
9 1 (8.33%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (8.33%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (58.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Polycom
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix