The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.63% 3.81% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.46% 15.00% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£375 £215 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -40.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
WAN
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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
79 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.11% 25.42% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 23
Average daily rate £260 £225 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 21 (67.74%) LAN
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Internet
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) Broadband
4 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco
5 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (22.58%) BT
6 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
6 7 (22.58%) HP
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (19.35%) Lync
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) Matrix Management
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) DNS
9 4 (12.90%) EMC
9 4 (12.90%) SAP
9 4 (12.90%) DHCP
9 4 (12.90%) SCCM
9 4 (12.90%) VLAN
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Lync
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CCM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) LAN
2 12 (38.71%) Internet
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
4 10 (32.26%) Broadband
5 5 (16.13%) VPN
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (9.68%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) SNMP
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.23%) 4G
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Product Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Architect
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Matrix Management
4 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Product Management
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCIP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCDP
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MOS
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) BT
4 4 (12.90%) EMC
4 4 (12.90%) SAP
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) Brocade
5 3 (9.68%) ProCurve
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.45%) PlateSpin
6 2 (6.45%) BMC
6 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
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