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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.05% 4.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£100 £241 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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
27 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.46% 10.53% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Average daily rate £200 £241 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £234 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £266 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) MS Office
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
5 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
6 8 (47.06%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (41.18%) Lync
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) Avaya
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.76%) Legal
11 2 (11.76%) VoIP
11 2 (11.76%) Cognos
11 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 2 (11.76%) Project Management
11 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
11 2 (11.76%) Wall Street Systems
11 2 (11.76%) FMCG
11 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
12 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (5.88%) Logistics

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (41.18%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos
4 2 (11.76%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (5.88%) Polycom
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) VMware