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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 3.56% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 10.19% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £400 £525 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +121.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +13.45%
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
46 108 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.25% 34.95% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 26
Average daily rate £353 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) HIPAA
5 2 (20.00%) CCDA
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) 2G
5 1 (10.00%) 3G
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) L2TP
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCDA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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