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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.74% 2.02% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.29% 10.20% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£500 £260 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -35.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +25.00%
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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
73 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.66% 19.76% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 22
Average daily rate £425 £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £437 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 17 (73.91%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) Broadband
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Ethernet
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) SNMP
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) VLAN
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (21.74%) BT
8 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (17.39%) CCNA
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) SLA
8 4 (17.39%) WLAN
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
8 4 (17.39%) Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Network Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) Broadband
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Ethernet
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) SNMP
6 6 (26.09%) VLAN
7 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) WLAN
8 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (13.04%) 4G
8 3 (13.04%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) DHCP
8 3 (13.04%) ADSL
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Product Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Architect
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Samba
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) BT
4 3 (13.04%) 3PAR
4 3 (13.04%) Brocade
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) ProCurve
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (8.70%) PlateSpin
5 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.70%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus
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