The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.32% 3.48% 7.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 71.43% 40.00% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £400 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
WAN
Cambridgeshire

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
7 10 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.45% 8.70% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 34
Median daily rate £262 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £278 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) 802.11
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) xDSL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
4 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Server Building
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) 802.11
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) xDSL
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware