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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 15 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.01% 1.21% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 6.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £419 £338 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £308 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-22.35% -1.16%

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
39 45 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.32% 18.22% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 49
Median daily rate £413 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) IVR
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) WFM
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) Verint
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (12.50%) CTI
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) TACACS
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IP Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) BCP
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (12.50%) WFM
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Infovista
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) Verint