The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 27 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.98% 1.45% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.11% 6.81% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 7
Median daily rate £340 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £204 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £347 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
WAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
223 191 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.59% 21.29% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 68 87
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Reading region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Reading region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for WAN.

1 37 (72.55%) Cisco
2 34 (66.67%) LAN
3 32 (62.75%) Firewall
4 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (52.94%) VPN
6 26 (50.98%) MPLS
7 21 (41.18%) CCNP
8 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 17 (33.33%) IPsec
9 16 (31.37%) Juniper
10 15 (29.41%) BGP
10 15 (29.41%) VLAN
11 14 (27.45%) CCNA
12 12 (23.53%) OSPF
12 12 (23.53%) DNS
12 12 (23.53%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) Network Security
13 10 (19.61%) Linux
13 10 (19.61%) WLAN
13 10 (19.61%) DHCP
13 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
14 9 (17.65%) Network Design
14 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
14 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
15 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
15 8 (15.69%) Wireless
15 8 (15.69%) Change Management
15 8 (15.69%) Internet
15 8 (15.69%) EIGRP
15 8 (15.69%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) LAN
2 32 (62.75%) Firewall
3 27 (52.94%) VPN
4 26 (50.98%) MPLS
5 17 (33.33%) IPsec
6 15 (29.41%) BGP
6 15 (29.41%) VLAN
7 12 (23.53%) DNS
7 12 (23.53%) Network Security
7 12 (23.53%) OSPF
8 10 (19.61%) DHCP
8 10 (19.61%) WLAN
9 8 (15.69%) EIGRP
9 8 (15.69%) Internet
9 8 (15.69%) Wireless
10 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (9.80%) VoIP
12 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) LAN Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Designer
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Network Designer
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) IP Designer
5 5 (9.80%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Servlets
2 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) IVR
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) HPUX
4 1 (1.96%) SUSE
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Network Design
2 8 (15.69%) Change Management
3 7 (13.73%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Network Management
4 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.84%) Open Source
5 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.84%) SIEM
5 4 (7.84%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.88%) Change Control
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.92%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (41.18%) CCNP
3 14 (27.45%) CCNA
4 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.69%) CCIE
5 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.80%) JNCIP
7 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.88%) CCA
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.92%) CCDA
9 2 (3.92%) CCDP
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
9 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.96%) CCVP
10 1 (1.96%) HND
10 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.96%) PMP
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) KVM
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) OPNET
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) Juniper
3 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.76%) HP
4 6 (11.76%) Huawei
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) F5
6 3 (5.88%) Aruba
6 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (3.92%) Avaya
7 2 (3.92%) Brocade
7 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) Nortel
7 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.92%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
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