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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 15 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.36% 7.09% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 33.33% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
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£400 £318 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +47.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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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
12 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.71% 21.26% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 3
Average daily rate £250 £338 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +56.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) HP
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 8 (66.67%) CA
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) ARCserve
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (66.67%) HP Storage
3 8 (66.67%) Network Management
3 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (66.67%) Change Control
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) ATM
4 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
4 1 (8.33%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (66.67%) Network Management
1 8 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Infovista