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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.60% 5.07% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 17.72% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £338 £400 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +131.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
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
38 79 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.68% 28.62% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 21
Median daily rate £338 £305 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% +35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) HIPAA
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) CCDA
4 5 (62.50%) SNMP
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) Broadband
6 1 (12.50%) Internet

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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCDA
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) VMware