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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 35 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.46% 2.59% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 13.41% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 11
Median daily rate £350 £306 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £359 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
175 179 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 19.29% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 86
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 38 (71.70%) LAN
2 35 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (60.38%) Cisco
4 29 (54.72%) Firewall
5 27 (50.94%) MPLS
6 25 (47.17%) CCNP
7 24 (45.28%) VPN
8 19 (35.85%) IPsec
9 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
10 15 (28.30%) CCNA
11 14 (26.42%) Juniper
11 14 (26.42%) Windows
12 13 (24.53%) BGP
13 12 (22.64%) CCIE
13 12 (22.64%) DNS
13 12 (22.64%) Network Security
14 11 (20.75%) DHCP
14 11 (20.75%) Linux
15 10 (18.87%) VLAN
16 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
16 9 (16.98%) WLAN
16 9 (16.98%) OSPF
16 9 (16.98%) EIGRP
16 9 (16.98%) Network Design
17 8 (15.09%) Wireless
17 8 (15.09%) Internet
17 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
18 7 (13.21%) VoIP
18 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
18 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared

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 (1.89%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.89%) JBoss
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) PaaS
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (71.70%) LAN
2 29 (54.72%) Firewall
3 27 (50.94%) MPLS
4 24 (45.28%) VPN
5 19 (35.85%) IPsec
6 13 (24.53%) BGP
7 12 (22.64%) DNS
7 12 (22.64%) Network Security
8 11 (20.75%) DHCP
9 10 (18.87%) VLAN
10 9 (16.98%) EIGRP
10 9 (16.98%) OSPF
10 9 (16.98%) WLAN
11 8 (15.09%) Internet
11 8 (15.09%) Wireless
12 7 (13.21%) VoIP
13 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
14 4 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (7.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Architect
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Designer
5 4 (7.55%) IP Designer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Network Designer
5 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.89%) Servlets
2 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) IVR
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) HPUX
5 1 (1.89%) SUSE
5 1 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Network Design
2 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.32%) Project Management
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 5 (9.43%) Network Management
4 4 (7.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
4 4 (7.55%) Open Source
4 4 (7.55%) SIEM
4 4 (7.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.77%) SOA
6 2 (3.77%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (47.17%) CCNP
3 15 (28.30%) CCNA
4 12 (22.64%) CCIE
5 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.66%) CCA
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) CCDA
9 2 (3.77%) Degree
9 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.77%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.89%) CCDP
10 1 (1.89%) CCENT
10 1 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.89%) HND
10 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) XenApp
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) KVM
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) OPNET
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) Juniper
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
3 6 (11.32%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.43%) F5
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Huawei
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.66%) Aruba
6 3 (5.66%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.77%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.89%) Mitel
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
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