The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.06% 4.62% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 20.37% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £250 £208 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 54 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.11% 22.69% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 29
Median daily rate £360 £272 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.47% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £465 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) F5
2 7 (58.33%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) PMP
5 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CCDA
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) SNMP
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) HIPAA
7 2 (16.67%) HSRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) HSRP
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
7 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (33.33%) PMP
4 3 (25.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) F5
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) VMware