The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.98% 0.59% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 5.71% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £388 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +21.73%
WAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.69% 10.36% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 27
Median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.39 £33.30
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 Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Somerset region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Somerset region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 10 £300 -
Clevedon - 2 £263 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) VoIP
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) Handset
3 8 (61.54%) IVR
3 8 (61.54%) PABX
4 7 (53.85%) OpenScape
5 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) Aruba
6 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
6 4 (30.77%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (30.77%) BT
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) CCNP
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) F5
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (15.38%) Avaya
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) Motorola
8 2 (15.38%) Siemens
8 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) VoIP
3 8 (61.54%) PABX
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) OpenScape
5 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
7 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Voice Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Technician
3 4 (30.77%) Voice Support Technician
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 3 (23.08%) Communications Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Support
6 1 (7.69%) PABX Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Handset
1 8 (61.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Aruba
1 4 (30.77%) BT
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Motorola
3 2 (15.38%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) VMware